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* Sri Lanka Prisons Department to recruit two executioners to implement the death sentences
Sun, Jul 8, 2012, 08:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prisons Department announced that the notification calling for applications for two posts of executioner at Sri Lanka prisons would be published on July 11.

The Prisons Department said it had already received 150 applications since the vacation of posts of the two executioners were announced. Among the applicants, there is a family member of a former executioner also, sources at the Prisons Department said. Sri Lanka had a practice of inheriting the post of executioner from father to son. Sri Lanka judiciary delivers death penalty for the serious crimes such as murder and drug dealing and around 200 persons wait in the death row until their sentence is implemented.


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