AG tells IGP to prepare action plan to release prisoners on bail

AG tells IGP to prepare action plan to release prisoners on bail

AG tells IGP to prepare action plan to release prisoners on bail

Written by Zulfick Farzan

01 Dec, 2020 | 5:04 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Attorney General Dappula De Livera directed the IGP to take immediate steps to develop an action plan and implement directions to release prisoners on bail by Monday to reduce overcrowding.

State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne, the Coordinating Officer to the Attorney General speaking to News 1st said the decision was taken based on the growing concerns on the COVID-19 pandemic in prisons.

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