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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)


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  • 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.


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