Prison officials said, in the account of the families and relatives of the inmates who gathered outside the prison following the recent unrest, a hotline has been introduced to inquire about the inmates in Mahara Prison.
Thushara Upuldeniya, the Commissioner-General of Prisons informed the public that families and relatives of the inmates could obtain information about the inmates via the hotline, 0112 678 600.
If anyone faces difficulties in getting through the hotline, they are advised to lodge a complaint through the Prisons’ Headquarters.
A team of prison officers is also available at the Mahara prison complex to provide details on the inmates.
Prisons Commissioner said, only a few inmates who were suspected of leading the riot have been transferred to Welikada Prison, Family members of these inmates can obtain details from the Welikada prison or Mahara prison.