400 Police, 200 STF to secure Mahara Prison

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 1 2020

Police Media Spokesman said a further squad of 400 Police Officers along with 200 STF personnel had been deployed to provide additional security to the Mahara Prison.

 He stated that following the riots last Sunday where around 3,000 inmates are detained, the Police Department had decided to increase security by deploying additional STF personnel.

Meanwhile, relatives of inmates detained at the Mahara Prison have continued to stage protests demanding additional security for inmates.


CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 1 2020

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