Prisons Dept to allow special visits during avurudu

Prisons Dept to allow special visits during avurudu

Prisons Dept to allow special visits during avurudu

Written by Staff Writer

13 Apr, 2015 | 7:36 am

The Department of Prisons says that a special opportunity will be  provided on Monday and Tuesday April 13, 14  for persons to visit inmates in prisons across the country.

Commissioner General of Prisons Rohana Pushpakumara speaking to News 1st said that relatives can visit inmates in prison from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in lieu of the Sinhala and Hindu New Year.

The Commissioner General added that they do not not encourage food to be brought by visitors but during a special occasion such as this they will make an exception.

He went on to note that relatives have an opportunity to visit inmates and hand over food parcels while New year customs will be carried out within the prison premises on April 14.

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