May 20, 2018

23 years serving at the same prison Featured

Assistant superintendent Galappatti, presently head of the Badulla prison, has been serving at the prison for the past 23 years.

He was its chief jailer for eight years and then got promoted.

According to regulations, an assistant superintendent can remain in a particular prison for a period of three year only.

Galappatti has received special treatment by prison commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who is presently in remand custody over the Welikada prisoner deaths.