Inquiry into Buri Ram prison riotAbout 250 inmates from Buri Ram prison arrive at Khon Kaen central prison on Monday, transferred there after Sunday's riot. (Photo: Chakkrapan Natanri)An investigation is being launched into the riot at Buri Ram prison on Sunday, during which 11 inmates escaped, Corrections Department deputy director-general Pol Lt Col Prawut Wongsrinil said on Monday. The 2,106 prison inmates had since been transferred among 18 other nearby prisons in the Northeast, he said. Pol Lt Col Prawut said the inmates who took part in the riot would be questioned. Pol Lt Col Prawut said a rumour that spread in the prison, that an inmate was infected with Covid-19, was not true.
Source: Bangkok Post March 30, 2020 10:30 UTC