53% of those detained in prisons have not passed the 8th standard.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 - 8:14

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Rehabilitation and Prisons Reforms Minister Chandrasiri Gajadheera says that the number of prisons can be reduced by increasing the quality of education.

 

At a meeting held in Matara yesterday, the Minister said that 53 per cent of prison detainees had not even passed the 8th standard.

 



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