Ranjan loses visitation privileges for two weeks following selfie incident

Ranjan loses visitation privileges for two weeks following selfie incident

Ranjan loses visitation privileges for two weeks following selfie incident

Written by Zulfick Farzan

11 Mar, 2021 | 3:43 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Visitation privileges awarded to Ranjan Ramanayake were suspended for a period of two weeks after he appeared for a selfie with a visitor inside a prison.

Prisons Spokesperson and Commissioner (Administration) of the Department of Prisons Chandana Ekanayake speaking to News 1st said Ranjan Ramanayake was produced for a disciplinary hearing following the selfie incident, as per Section 78 of the Prisons Ordinance.

“Ranjan Ramanayake accepted he appeared for a selfie-and, therefore, the Prisons Superintendent took away his visitation privileges for two weeks,” he added.

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