Dec 24, 2020

7 out of 11 inmates who died during Mahara riot, were shot!  Featured

The post-mortem report of 04 inmates that died at the recent Mahara prison riot, has been handed over to the Wattala Magistrate's Court yesterday (23).

According to the report, the five-member panel of experts had informed the Wattala Magistrate's Court that the 04 detainees had died of gunshot wounds and the Covid-19 infection.

A panel of experts carried out post mortems of the 11 inmates who died in the incident and reports of 04 were already handed over to the court on Dec. 16. Reports of the remaining 03 are to be handed over, soon.

The reports handed over on Dec. 16 stated that the 04 inmates had died of fatal gunshot wounds.