Ali Sabry condemns A’pura Prison incident

By Gagani Weerakoon and Methmalie Dissanayake | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 24 2021
News Ali Sabry condemns A’pura Prison incident

By Gagani Weerakoon and Methmalie Dissanayake 

Justice Minister Ali Sabry, on Wednesday, condemned State Minister of Prison Management and Prisoners’ Rehabilitation Lohan Ratwatte’s alleged break in at the Anuradhapura Prison recently. It is said, Ratwatte threatened Tamil prisoners detained under the PTA using a pistol. 

Speaking in Parliament, Ali Sabry said the allegation against Ratwatte will be investigated by a retired High Court Judge. “I unequivocally and unconditionally condemn the incident which has taken place. It was a disgrace and should have never happened,” he said in response to an Opposition MP.

By Gagani Weerakoon and Methmalie Dissanayake | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 24 2021

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