Cabinet paper presented on Welikada Prison re-location
A cabinet paper has been presented for the relocation of the Welikada Prison to Horana. Secretary of the Ministry of Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement and Prison Reforms V Sivagnasothy said that the relocation process will begin after receiving cabinet approval.
The new prison will be constructed on a land spanning 20 acres in the Soranawatta area in Horana.
The Secretary added that a detention center will be constructed on a four-acre land in the vicinity of the Colombo Hulftsdorp Court to temporarily detain suspects.