Prisoners to be set free for Christmas

prisonSeveral prisoners are to be set free for Christmas, the Prisons Department said today.

According to the Prisons Department, inmates serving time in jail for minor crimes will be set free.

The Prisons Department also said that those above 70 years of age and who have been in prison for over 10 years will also be considered to be freed under a general amnesty. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Definitely Less cost to the Government. More people are becoming prisoners because of our social system. If society keeps on increasing its social values, there will be less cases and less prisoners.

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