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Police and Prison in discussion over suspects with threats on life


The Police and the Prison have commenced discussions with regard to the transportation of suspects with life threatening conditions.

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Priyantha Jayakody said that, following discussions, relevant steps will be taken in the future in this regard.

DIG Priyantha Jayakody added that statements have been recorded from several individuals pertaining to the shooting that was carried out on a prison bus in Kalutara which resulted in the death of 7 people.

He said that 5 special police teams have been deployed in Colombo and Kalutara to conduct further investigations.

THE Spokesperson further noted that THE comparison of scientific evidence discovered from the vehicles used to carry out the shooting, are currently underway.

The shooting that was carried out against a prison bus in Kalutara, on the 27th of February resulted in the death of 7 people including 5 inmates and 2 prison officials.

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