Superintendent of the Negombo Prison Anuruddha Sampayo, who was taken into the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) custody was ordered to be further remanded till August 18 by Negombo Acting Magistrate K.G. Gunadasa.
Three other Prison officials who found linked to the same offence were also re-remanded till the same date.
Anuruddha Sampayo, who had been evading arrest for over a week surrendered to police in Kurunegala On August 2.
Earlier, the Negombo Magistrate on the reference of the AG’s Department issued arrest warrants on Sampayo, when he was found to have arranged a couple of top drug suspects kept at the Negombo Prison with unwarranted ‘luxury’ like facilities in their prison cells.