02 Iranian prisoners die at Colombo remand prison, 10 hospitalised

October 14, 2021 at 5:14 PM

02 Iranian nationals who were imprisoned in Sri Lanka have died after consuming disinfectant liquid.

Prisons Spokesman Chandana Ekanayake said the two prisoners were placed at the Colombo remand prison.

He further said that 10 other Iranian nationals who were at the prison along with the victims have been hospitalized.

Chandana Ekanayake said the Iranians were placed at the Colombo remand prison after being remanded over a drug case. (NewsWire)