83 inmates serving death sentences given life imprisonment

Monday, 25 April 2016 - 9:26


President Maithripala Sirisena has taken steps to hand over life sentences for 83 inmates who were sentenced to death, Prison spokesperson Nishan Dhanasinghe said.

The decision was made after a request made by the Joint Committee of the Ministries of Law and Order and Prisons Reforms and Justice.

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