Prison officers prevent 5 prisoners from escaping.

Tuesday, 06 August 2013 - 8:01


Prison officials have foiled the attempt of five suspects who had tried to flee with their handcuffs while they were being re-taken to the prison bus after being produced before the Horana District court.  


Prison media spokesman said that while the prison police had carried out a shooting at the prisoners thus trying to escape last afternoon, two of them injured in the shooting were admitted to the Naagoda hospital.


They had thus tried to escape when they were being taken back to the prison after they had been taken from the Kalutara prison to the Horana District court.


Prison media spokesman Gamini Kulatunga expressing his views about the incident had this to say….