Prison Executioner gets a new name; post likely to be filled

Prison Executioner gets a new name; post likely to be filled

Prison Executioner gets a new name; post likely to be filled

Written by News 1st

24 Jun, 2014 | 9:39 am

The Prisons Department has paid their attention on changing the name of the post of the executioner from “Wadhakaya” to ‘Jeewa-Harana’, with the aim of recruiting  persons to fill this post.

Prisons Media Spokesperson, Headquarters Superintendent T. N. Upuldeniya said that they have chosen the name ‘Jeewa-Harana’ out of 181 name submitted by the public.

However, he said that the Minister of Prisons and Rehabilitation has issued instruction to confirm the language accuracy of the said name.

The Prisons Department said that following the confirmation of the name’s language accuracy the proposals for the name change will be submitted to the Management Services Department.

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