Welikada inmates protest on prison roof

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A group of inmates at the Welikada prison in Colombo staged a protest today.

Commissioner of Prisons Administration/Rehabilitation and Skill Development Chandana Ekanayake told media that a group of 10 inmates were engaged in the protest.

They have climbed on to the roof of a prison building to stage the protest, he said.

Ekanayake added that the protesting inmates are demanding officials to speed up their judicial process.