Jun 25, 2020

19 chief jailors transferred Featured

Nineteen chief jailors of prisons in Sri Lanka were transferred with immediate effect yesterday (24).

Speaking to media, Commissioner General of Prisons Thushara Upuldeniya said that the transferred prisons officials include the Chief Jailor of the Negombo Prison, who has been removed from the position of chief jailor and transferred to Dumbara Prison.

He added that 06 new chief jailors have also been appointed.

Meanwhile, he said that a prison guard at the Boossa Prison who had been caught while attempting to smuggle 7 grammes of heroin for an inmate of the prison, has been interdicted and investigations are underway.