Prisoners continue protest demanding sentences be commuted

Prisoners continue protest demanding sentences be commuted

Prisoners continue protest demanding sentences be commuted

Written by Zulfick Farzan

21 Sep, 2021 | 10:34 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); 10 inmates at the Welikada Prison are continuing their protest atop a prison building, confirmed the Department of prisons.

The inmates are staging this protest demanding that their sentences be commuted.

However, the Department of Prisons said it cannot provide a reasonable response to these demands as the requests have already been forwarded to the Attorney General’s Department and the Justice Minister.

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