Shiranthi Rajapaksa to give vehicle to transport children to court

Shiranthi Rajapaksa to give vehicle to transport children to court

Shiranthi Rajapaksa to give vehicle to transport children to court

Written by News 1st

24 Dec, 2013 | 3:11 pm

The Prisons Department says that measures are underway to implement a new system of transportation for children in rehabilitation from the prison to the court.

Commissioner General of Prisons, General Chandraratne Pallegama stated, that the rehabilitated children are currently being transported in vehicles that are used to transport other prisoners.

General Pallegama said that a number of issues had arisen due to this move. He further stated that the First Lady, Shiranthi Rajapaksa has expressed her pleasure in providing a vehicle for these children to be transported from the prison to the court premises.

The Prisons Commisioner said that there are already fourteeen children who are thus being taken to court.

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