Tense situation at Mahara Prison ; one inmate killed in gun fire
A tense situation has arisen among inmates at the Mahara Prison, says Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana.
A team of Special Task Force (STF) officers has been deployed to control the situation.
The Commissioner-General of Prisons Thushara Upuldeniya stated that one inmate was killed after prison officials opened fire to control the situation.
Another two inmates have sustained injuries.
Source : 2020 Ada Derana