Application recalling for post of hangman

11 February 2019 09:07 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

A decision has been taken to re-call applications for the post of executioner (hangman) in the Prison Department, Commissioner General of Prisons H. M. N. C. Dhanasinghe said.

He said the decision was taken due to the persons who were recruited for these post have vacated.

Candidates should pass the G.C.E. (O.L.) with two credit passes and not beyond the age of 45 years. The Commissioner General said it is re-considering the applications which were sent earlier.

He also said that a study is going on about the strength of the rope and as it has been imported from Pakistan 10 years ago and only the Welikada Prison has been arranged to implement the scaffold.(Indika Sri Aravinda)

  Comments - 7

  • ShakeSpear Monday, 11 February 2019 09:22 AM

    Give it to the man who wants to hang people and save the cost for a special Hangman.

    REEZ Monday, 11 February 2019 04:17 PM

    Already there is a volunteer. That foul mouthed Nalaka.

    SAM Monday, 11 February 2019 09:59 AM

    Why a Hangman? Another waste of funds, procedures, etc. We are in 21st century. Press of a button could do the job.

    William Monday, 11 February 2019 11:27 AM

    And who will press the button???

    Cluless Monday, 11 February 2019 03:14 PM

    Button man

    rclmaint Monday, 11 February 2019 12:05 PM

    MR will press the button.

    Andrew Wednesday, 13 February 2019 06:22 AM

    I will be the hangman free of charge, if I can have the pleasure of hanging a few politicians. Thank you.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Can hold poll if health authorities give green light: Tissa

There is no issue in holding the general election if health authorities give

Parliamentary election After SC verdict, need 70 days to finalise preparations: EC

The Elections Commission (EC) said it would require 70 days to hold the elect

Will sue those who flout social distancing etiquette: DIG

Legal action will be taken against those who fail to maintain social distanci

Rigid mechanism to ensure safety of schoolchildren: Alahapperuma

When schools reopen, a comprehensive and rigid mechanism will be in place to

MIRROR CRICKET