Tense Situation In Welikada Prison Premises: 52 Inmates Arrested: 08 Prison Officers Hospitalized

The Police have arrested 52 female inmates of the Welikada prison following a tense situation in the prison premises. 

The inmates carried out a protest on a rooftop at the prison demanding the government to expedite their cases. 

During the protest, a clash broke out between the inmates and some prison officers. 

Eight prison officers have been hospitalized following the clash. 

The police said security had been beefed up within the prison premises. 

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