Local News Sri Lanka: Prisons (Administration) Commissioner Chandana Ekanayake said today that a total of 19 Chief Jailors from various prisons in the country had been moved based on service requirements.
He said the Negombo Prison chief jailer was among the transferred, and he was removed from chief jailor ‘s position and transferred to Dumbara Prison.
After several mobile phones and SIM cards were found inside, the Negombo Prison recently came into the limelight.
In the meantime, Commissioner Ekanayake said a prison guard at Boossa Jail, who was arrested while attempting to smuggle seven grams of heroin to an inmate, was barred and the investigation continues.
He also said that during a search operation at the Magazine Prison today, 14 mobile phones were retrieved from inmate cells.