The Minister of Rehabilitation and Prisons Reforms Chandrasiri Gajadeera states that he is prepared to give up his port-folio if the malpractices within the prison-system is not curtailed.
The Minister addressing a press conference in Colombo today stated that steps have been taken by now to curb the on-going situation.
According to the Minister there were 22 occasions where heroine was confiscated with the last 3 months.
The Minister further stated that while some officers contribute towards curtailing such perpetrators, some tend to aide in the process.
The Minister also added that the police officers who were involved in the racket had been brought under the arm of the law.