Jul 25, 2020

Hospitalized inmates sent back to Kandakadu

Five people who were hospitalized with minor injuries after a clash between a group of inmates infected with the COVID-19 virus were taken back to the Kandakadu Drug Rehabilitation and Treatment Centre on July 23, says COVID-19 Task Force spokesman Colonel Vijitha Hettiarachchi.

He has further stated that the detainees who were admitted to the hospital due to the clash that took place on July 22 were brought back to the rehabilitation center for fear that they would escape from the hospital.

He added that such clashes take place at the center.