Prison riot: CID given time to submit report

By Chitra Weerarathne

The Court of Appeal yesterday gave the CID time till Dec. 13 to submit to Court, a report on investigations they had so far conducted into the incidents inside Welikada Prison, where 27 inmates were killed in 2012. Counsel K. Ratnavale appeared for the petitioner, who had been in the remand prison and witnessed the shooting that took place on Nov. 9, 2012.

Senior State Counsel Manohara Jayasinghe appeared for the Attorney General.

The bench Comprised Justice L. T. B. Dehideniya (President) and Justice Shiran Guneratne.


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