During a visit to the Vavuniya Prison this evening these three jailers were forced into a cell and locked up by the LTTE suspects.
Later they demanded that the authorities recall the LTTE suspects who had been transferred to Boossa in order to release the jailors.
Prison officials face difficulties to enter the prison cell where the Tamil political prisoners detained.
Several senior police officers were called in to settle the matter last evening. This situation as arose tense situation in the prison compound.