Published On : Tue, Aug 16th, 2016

Cabinet paper presented on Welikada Prison re-location

welikada_0A 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.

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