Contraband seized during sudden search at Welikada Prison

Contraband seized during sudden search at Welikada Prison

February 28, 2021   09:16 am

A stock of contraband including mobile phones has been found during a special search at the Welikada Prison.

Prisons Commissioner Chandana Ekanayake stated that the operation was carried out in the chapel section of the Welikada Prison.

Reportedly, 11 mobile phones, 04 SIM cards, 08 batteries, and 06 phone chargers were found during the raid.

Ekanayake stated that the search was carried out on the orders of the Commissioner of Prisons.

He added that similar raids are expected to be carried out in prisons around Colombo in the future.

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