Tag: Prison

Lasantha appointed Trade Development State Minister; Sudarshani Prison Reforms

Lasantha appointed Trade Development State Minister; Sudarshani Prison Reforms

Aug 12, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Lasantha Alagiyawanna was appointed as the State Minister of Trade Development, Cooperative Services and Consumer Protection ... Read More

Formal investigation against interdicted Wariyapola Prison guard

Formal investigation against interdicted Wariyapola Prison guard

Jul 29, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A prison guard attached to the Wariyapola Prison has been interdicted on charges of supplying drugs ... Read More

Main suspect linked to throwing contraband into Welikada Magazine Prison arrested

Main suspect linked to throwing contraband into Welikada Magazine Prison arrested

Jul 28, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The main suspect behind throwing parcels containing illegal substances to inmates over the Welikada Magazine Prison ... Read More

Tightened security for prison officials who received death threats from underworld

Tightened security for prison officials who received death threats from underworld

Jul 22, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The government has taken measures to beef up the security of prison officers who had received ... Read More

15 arrested for throwing contraband into Kalutara Prison

15 arrested for throwing contraband into Kalutara Prison

Jul 15, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Fifteen persons have been arrested while trying to throw various contraband goods into the yard of ... Read More

Producing prison inmates at courts paused

Producing prison inmates at courts paused

Jul 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Producing prison inmates before courts have been temporarily halted, stated the Department of Prisons. This is ... Read More

Roger Stone: Trump spares ex-adviser from prison, sparking critics’ anger

Roger Stone: Trump spares ex-adviser from prison, sparking critics’ anger

Jul 11, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - US President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of his longtime ally and former adviser ... Read More

President orders for new prison in Watareka

President orders for new prison in Watareka

Feb 13, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Department of Prisons has made preliminary plans to establish a new prison within the premises ... Read More

Sarana Gunawardena gets 3 years prison, Rs. 300,000

Sarana Gunawardena gets 3 years prison, Rs. 300,000

Jan 7, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former MP Sarana Gunawaradene has been sentenced to three years in prison today by Colombo Chief ... Read More

‘Prison term for illegal water consumption’

‘Prison term for illegal water consumption’

Dec 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - State Minister of Water Supply Facilities Vasudeva Nanayakkara says steps will be taken to amend existing ... Read More

Honduras prison crisis: 18 inmates killed in gang violence

Honduras prison crisis: 18 inmates killed in gang violence

Dec 21, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - At least 18 inmates were killed and 16 injured in an outbreak of gang violence at ... Read More

Rocco Morabito: Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison

Rocco Morabito: Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison

Jun 25, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - Italian mafia boss Rocco Morabito has escaped from prison in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, ... Read More

The Prison Guard who was arrested suspended from work

The Prison Guard who was arrested suspended from work

Mar 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - The services of the Prison Guard Lalith Kumara who arrived in Sri Lanka together with Nadeemal Perera subsequent ... Read More

Prison officer deported from Dubai arrested by CCD

Prison officer deported from Dubai arrested by CCD

Mar 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - The prison officer, who was deported from Dubai along with singer Nadeemal Perera, has been arrested by the ... Read More

Gnanasara Thera Behind Prison Walls

Gnanasara Thera Behind Prison Walls

Jan 27, 2016

BBS Secretary General Gnanasara Thera, remanded till February 9, by Homagama Magistrate.Followed by the remand order, more than 50 Buddhist Monks ... Read More