The Minister of Social Empowerment and Welfare, S.B Disanayake says that during his imprisonment he admitted himself to the general hospital by faking illness.
The minister stated this at a function held to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Prisoners’ Welfare Association.
He further noted that the economy of the country could be developed if the prisoners are provided with a way of life following their release and rehabilitation.
Also, IGP Pujith Jayasundara attending the function expressed these thoughts regarding the white van culture.
He said that good governance had allowed officers to work freely.