Angunukolapelessa prisoners suspend strike

Inmates of the Angunukolapelessa prison who launched a protest on a tower in the prison yesterday, suspended their strike today.

The strike was called off following talks held with the relevant officials.

Remand prisoners of the Angunukolapelessa prison launched the protest objecting to search operations being conducted in the new prison.

The Special Task Force had launched search operations in the prison.

Security had been tightened in the prison following the protest. (Colombo Gazette)

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