National Prison Day at Welikada
Posted in Local News
A special ceremony was held at the Welikada Prison to mark National Prison Day on Monday.
The Chief Guest at the occasion was Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reform, Chandrasiri Gajadeera.
A poignant feature was the remembrance of prison officials who had passed away while on duty. Relatives of these prison officials placed floral tributes at the memorial erected in their honour.
A communique by the Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prison Reform stated that ceremonies were being held at all prisons in the country in view of the National Prison Day.
Source: News First
This Day should be celebrated on a a grand scale.Those prisoners with highest number of convictions should be awarded with GPS mobile phones and even laptops for easy communication with outside world.O
Oh So sorry,only half of my comments got through.To continuefrom the last sentence,it should be…Officers who connived,aided and abetted such prisoners should have their photogfraphs exhibitted in the Hall of Fame