Six inmates escape from Dalupotha Prison
October 29, 2016 10:32 am
Six inmates have escaped from the Dalupotha Open Prison Camp in Negombo, the Department of Prisons said.
The suspects who managed to escape this morning were arrested on minor charges such as heroin possession and burglaries, according to the department.
Prisons Spokesperson Thushara Upuldeniya said that the escape had taken place at around 4.00am today (29) and that their information has been provided to relevant police stations.
He stated that a special operation has been launched to track down and apprehend the escapees.