Special unit to strengthen security in Prisons

The attention of the State Ministry of Prison Reforms and Prisoners Rehabilitation has been drawn towards recruiting and establishing a special security unit in the prisons system to strengthen the security services of the prisons.

The relevant discussions were held at the Ministry recently under the patronage of the Minister of State, Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle.

Attention has also been drawn towards providing special security due to the threats faced by prison officials when producing prisoners to courts and the threats received by inmates from outside parties

The Ministry also stated that attention has been drawn towards providing a special military training to this new unit.

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