Female inmates at Welikada prison suspend rooftop protest

The inmates had demanded that their concerns be looked into, including delays to hear their cases. (Colombo Gazette) Female inmates at the Welikada prison have suspended a roof-top protest.The protest was suspended following discussions held today between the female inmates and the authorities. Earlier, an official had been appointed to look into the issues faced by female inmates of the Welikada prison.The official was appointed after several female inmates launched a protest on the roof of the Welikada prison yesterday.