The Bar Association of Sri Lanka has commended the government’s decision to disband the intelligence unit of the Welikada Prison, while terming it as a timely and prudent step. The harm caused by the prison intelligence unit from the history of prisons up until now is at a high level, according to the President of BASL President’s Counsel U.R. de Silva.He stated that the Bar Association is prepared to give its fullest support for the future action related to this decision.
- The Justice Minister says that the continuation of prison intelligence unit cannot be justified if narcotics and mobile phones are available in the prison.
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