The Welikanda Police said that a serious conflict broke out between two groups of inmates at Polonnaruwa Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center yesterday evening. Ten detainees and a soldier were injured in the clash.
The cause of the clash is yet to be revealed and the inmates have damaged the kitchen and several other places of the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center, the police said.
Recently, there has been a rise in inmate escapes and other clashes at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre.
Welikanda police are conducting investigations