Inmates protest on Negombo Prison roof

Inmates protest on Negombo Prison roof

A group of female inmates at the Negombo Prison has launched a protest on top of the prison roof, Ada Derana reporter said.

In addition, several more female inmates had supported the protest from the ground.

Protesters demand that their trials be expedited and that they are allowed to go to their children.

The detainees had displayed protest slogans written on their clothes, Ada Derana correspondent said.

Meanwhile, a group of inmates of the Welikada Prison continued their protest on the roof of the Welikada Prison for the fourth consecutive day.

They too demand that the courts be opened and their proceedings expedited.