12 prison officers transferred

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Four Prison superintendents, five assistant superintendents and three jailers in prisons across the country, have been transferred with immediate effect by the Ministry of Justice and Prison Reforms. 

The transfers made on the instructions of Minister Thalatha Athukorala were based on the performance of prison officials.

Prison Superintendents; T.I Uduwara was transferred to the Welikada Prison from Mahara Prison, K.A.S. Kodithuwakku was transferred to the Mahara Prison from the Colombo Remand Prison (CRP), M.F. Lafir of the Welikada Prison was transferred to the Vavuniya Prison and U.B. Valisundara was transferred to the Wataraka Prison from Prison Headquarters. 

Assistant Superintended of Prisons L.G. Sudath Rohana was transferred to the Anuradhapura Prison from the Badulla Prison, W.G.F Fernando was transferred to the Badulla Prison from Vavuniya Prison, L.J.M.K. Bandara was transferred from Anuradhapura Prison to CRP, S.V.H. Priyankara was transferred to the Weerawila Prison from Wataraka Prison and W.A.D.C. Karunasekara was transferred to the Matara Priosn from the Weerawil Prison.

G. Vajira Abeydheera was transferred as the chief jailer of the Welikada Prison from Magazine prison, M.S. Mohan Karunaratne was transferred to the Prison Headquarters from Welikada Prison and K.P. W.D. Vijekanthi was transferred to the Badulla Prison from the Welikada Prison.

The Ministry said it was hoping to strengthen the prison department through appropriate regulations and reforms in the coming years. 

The letters of transfer were submitted to the Commissioner General of Prisons Nishan Dhanasinghe by the Secretary to the Ministry W.M.M.R. Adhikari. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 7

  • Ceylon Wednesday, 01 August 2018 01:53 PM

    Srilanka police and prisons are the main centers of corruptions.they are using cri.inals for thousands of crimes to make millions.its well known secret.

    Coconut Republic Wednesday, 01 August 2018 02:46 PM

    This is not good enough. Check all their families bank accounts, their properties etc

    Land like none other Wednesday, 01 August 2018 04:37 PM

    This won't change their corrupt activities. A leopard will never change its spots. The notorious activities of corruption will continue because politicians are behind these crimes and they are well protected.

    Mama Wednesday, 01 August 2018 04:40 PM

    Good. But hope it's not for finding SIM card in Aloysius cage

    Danno Dani Wednesday, 01 August 2018 07:22 PM

    Ours is a country what is proud of a 2500 years old Buddhist culture history. We practice peace!

    Shehan Thursday, 02 August 2018 01:17 PM

    Karma is following together like shadow of body....

    Observer Wednesday, 01 August 2018 07:36 PM

    OMG , they are merely transferred ! They will happily goas they may have made enough for a lifetime and more.

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