Nov 15, 2020

Prison employees' leave cancelled

Leave of all prison employees have been canceled with immediate effect, Commissioner-General of Prisons Thushara Upuldeniya states.

Accordingly, all prison employees are requested to report to their respective institutions by 8.00 am tomorrow (16).

By yesterday, Sri Lanka’s tally of Covid-19 infections in prisons exceeded 300.

The infected individuals include five prison officers, 88 inmates at the Bogambara prison, 48 at the Boossa Prison, and 14 at the Kuruwita prison.