Tuesday, 03 February 2015 - 14:41
Inmates to be freed on Independence Day
Measures have been taken to release several prison inmates in conjunction with the 67th Independence Day Celebration.
However, inmates accused of 30 main charges including terror activities, coup against the state, rape as well as crimes against children will not be released.
The government has decided to pardon inmates on the Independence Day with allegations excluding these 30 charges.
Commissioner General of Prisons Chandra-ratne Pallegama stated that they will facilitate relatives to visit the inmates at 31 prisons tomorrow island-wide,