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Prisons Chief visits Anuradhapura prison

Prisons Commissioner General Thushara Upuldeniya visited the Anuradhapura Prison yesterday (19) morning to inquire into the alleged incident between former State Minister Lohan Ratwatte and detainees.

He met officials and detainees at the Anuradhapura Prison and later held a discussion for about four hours with prison officials. No information was issued to the journalists.

Sources said, the Commissioner General had held discussions with relevant detainees regarding the incident with the former State Prisons Minister. Upuldeniya had also met officials who had been on duty at the time this particular incident took place. It is said that special attention was focused on the security of detainees connected to this incident.

Investigations are being carried out as of now under the purview of a Commissioner appointed by Prisons Headquarters into this incident at the Anuradhapura Prison. Internal sources said several investigations have also been launched into this incident by intelligence sectors including the Sri Lanka Police.

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