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Jailor interdicted for allowing MP Rajakaruna to take selfie with Ranjan Prison Officer gets interdicted

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  • MP Rajakaruna had taken a selfie there and later posted it on Facebook
  • MP Rajakaruna was allowed to take his mobile phone inside the prison by the STF officials who were handling the security

By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya   

A Prison Officer who 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 that MP Rajakaruna was allowed to take his mobile phone inside the prison by the STF officials who were handling the security outside the prison.   


However, he had taken a selfie while the jailor was present at the premises.   


State Minister Lohan Ratwatte also instructed the Prisons Department to immediately investigate the allegations about MP Rajakaruna violating his parliamentary privileges by taking photographs with an inmate.   


The prison spokesman said the jailor was interdicted pending investigation.   

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