Prisons Department said today 14 applicants for the two vacant posts of Hangmen were interviewed by a three-member panel comprising officials of the Public Administration and Home Affairs Ministry, Justice Ministry and Prisons Department at the Prisons Head Office.
Prisons Commissioner Rohana Pushpakumara said two applicants would be selected after the interviews were completed.
He said those who had studied up to grade eight and aged between 19 and 40 and physically and mentally fit would be considered for the post.
“Those selected will have to undergo three weeks training and a medical check-up,” Mr. Pushpakumara said. (Ajith Siriwardana and Indika Sri Aravinda)