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A jailor who had allegedly allowed MP Harshana Rajakaruna to take a selfie with imprisoned MP Ranjan Ramanayake at the Angunakolapelessa Prison has been interdicted, the Prisons Department said.

MP Rajakaruna, who visited Ranjan Ramanayake at the Angunakolapelessa Prison on Monday had taken a selfie there and later posted it on his Facebook.

Prison spokesman Chandana Ekanayake said MP Rajakaruna was allowed to take his mobile phone inside the prison by the STF personnel who were handling the security arrangements outside the prison.

However, he had taken a selfie while the prison officer was at the premises.

State Minister Lohan Ratwatte also yesterday instructed the Prisons Department to immediately investigate the allegations that MP Harshana Rajakaruna had violated his parliamentary privileges and allowed him to take photographs with an inmate.

The prison spokesman said the Jailor was interdicted pending investigation.(Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

  Comments - 11

  • Samith Tuesday, 09 March 2021 03:18 PM

    Poor jailer, the big bosses steal in billions and become president because of dumb voters, they are free to rape the country and its people. What a joke.

    Puppa Bai Tuesday, 09 March 2021 03:20 PM

    Nothing wrong on taking selfie.

    K.K.S. Tuesday, 09 March 2021 03:22 PM

    This is not the way to attack Ranjan or Raja Karuna.

    Roxzon Tuesday, 09 March 2021 03:23 PM

    Poor Jailor, he did not do anything wrong. If they want they should have punished Raja Karuna, that they won't do and they can't do,

    DHA Tuesday, 09 March 2021 03:24 PM

    Seriously what type of idiots we have in the Parliament ! All politicians are misusing their right in the name of democracy ! Our countries rules apply only for the poor !

    Johan Tuesday, 09 March 2021 04:13 PM

    The present government has come to power to release all murderers and fraudsters and put straight forward people like Shani and Ranjan in Jail

    ANTON Tuesday, 09 March 2021 04:13 PM

    IS THERE ANY NOTICE DISPLAYED THAT TAKING SEFIES ARE PROHIBITED. IF THAT IS THE CASE CHIEF JAILOR SHOULD BE SACKED INSTEAD OF THIS POOR MAN.

    Nayaka Tuesday, 09 March 2021 04:45 PM

    Good think Lohan only asked to investigate. Usually he does things by the bullet. Goaler must be shivering in his boots.

    Sunil Tuesday, 09 March 2021 06:25 PM

    Very dirty government. Shame!

    Ravi Tuesday, 09 March 2021 06:27 PM

    How stupid to take a selfie and post it by a MP.

    Leo Wednesday, 10 March 2021 08:55 AM

    All the cases against this government MP's were dropped. That's a bigger crime than a selfie.


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