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Heads to roll in Prisons Department

16 April 2018 06:06 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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In order to prevent irregularities in the Department of Prisons, Minister D. M. Swaminathan has ordered to make immediate transfers to the heads of main prisons and to promote some of the senior officials according to their seniority and efficiency.

Accordingly, two senior Superintendents of Prisons were promoted recently as acting Commissioners of Prisons.

Meanwhile, prison heads in Welikada, Magazine, Bogambara, Negombo, Angunukolapalassa, Matara and Kuruwita Prisons have been transferred with effect from April 16.

Minister Swaminathan stated that there would be more changes and new projects to be implemented after the New Year festival to systematic, the current prison system in order to prevent corruptions and irregularities of the prisons. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)

  Comments - 6

  • ANTON Monday, 16 April 2018 06:33 PM

    NOT BAD....... BUT, FIRST OF ALL CLOSE THE PRISON HOSPITAL AND MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO SEND REAL PATIENTS TO GENERAL HOSPITALS.

    Very True Tuesday, 17 April 2018 08:36 AM

    Very True

    Alex Monday, 16 April 2018 07:11 PM

    Please make arrangements to open a branch of the Dept.of Bribery and Corruption in the Prison's premises.

    hapun Monday, 16 April 2018 07:36 PM

    treat all prisoners alike. Do not discriminate. They are in prison for a reason. So consider all equal. Oh where is Duminda Silva now. Brain surgery in Singapore?

    yehiya Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:04 AM

    Why can't consider prisoners for clerical

    Bala Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:20 AM

    This is not enough. Get rid of the corrupt doctors at the Welikada Prison where these GMOA types help all the crooks to get better quarters and hospitals for no reason.


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