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Sri Lanka mulls house arrests as prisons exceed capacity by 184 percent

Oct 29, 2020 8:16:18 AM - newsfirst.lk

COLOMBO (News1st) Sri Lanka’s prisons department is mulling alternative punishments such as house arrests, as prisons exceeded their capacity by a staggering 184.6 percent in 2019, a government report showed. The overpopulation of prisons last year was the highest in at least two decades, according to available data, and has caused “depression” among inmates and […]

Sri Lanka mulls house arrests as prisons exceed capacity by 184 percent