The Bogambara Prison, which had been constructed by the British rulers in Kandy, should be preserved as an archaeological site, the Chairman of the Judicial Services Commission. Sisira Ratnayake said.

The chairman, who visited this prison, also took time to witness the uniquely constructed gallows that were situated inside the former prison and commented that by giving school children an opportunity to witness the scary nature of the gallows it could prevent them from getting involved in unlawful acts in the future.

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