The distribution of cheques for the dead and injured victims of the Welikada Prison Premises incident will be held on 25October 2017 at 11. 00 a.m.with the chieftainship of Hon. Minister, D.M. Swaminathan, the Minister of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs at the Ministry Office.

Rs, 09 Million worth cheques will be granted for four deceased and two injured persons at the ceremony.

The Rehabilitation Authority has paid Rs. 22.5 Million as compensation for ten deceased and five injured persons of this incident by this time.