Prisoners will only be released after 14-days in Quarantine

Prisoners will only be released after 14-days in Quarantine

Prisoners will only be released after 14-days in Quarantine

Written by Zulfick Farzan

27 Nov, 2020 | 11:36 am

Colombo (News 1st); Prisoners who are released or granted bail from prisons where COVID-19 cases are detected will only be permitted to return to their residence following a mandatory 14-day quarantine process.

Commissioner of Prisons Administration/Rehabilitation and Skill Development Chandana Ekanayake said a decision was taken to direct those individuals to the Pallekele Open Prison Camp or the Weerawila Open Prison Camp, before they are reintegrated into society, following a PCR test and a mandatory quarantine period.

At present COVID-19 cases are reported from the Welikada Prison, Colombo Magazine Prison, Colombo Remand Prison, Mahara Prison, Kuruvita Prison, and the Old Bogambara Prison.

Latest News

Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]