* Sri Lanka Defense Ministry deliberation holding over of a Prisons Department

Jul 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka supervision is concern a pierce to take a Prisons Department underneath a Ministry of Defense.

According to a supervision sources, a thought was hold behind progressing as a apart Ministry was shaped to discharge a prisons only.

However, a supervision is now re-considering a offer due to a decrease of fortify in prisons. The conditions has caused a confidence hazard also, sources say.

Sri Lanka’s prisons are ill famous for drug abuse, underworld activities and other offences. A series of jail riots were also reported in a new times. In new raids vast bonds of bootleg equipment were also recovered from a prisoners’ possession.

The Ministry of Prison Reforms will be annulled in box if a Prisons Department is taken over by a Ministry of Defense.