Role of Religion in the Rehabilitation of Of enders

E.A.D. Anusha Edirisinghe, A.P. Gu nathilake


As crime prevention and control of the re-imprisonment of offenders is a serious problem in Sri Lanka. In analyzing the number of convicted and un-convicted prisoners through the statistics of the Prison Department, Sri Lanka those show that there are different tendency patterns. Majority
come from urban areas and relationship between education and criminal behavior. The following table shows the number of prison inmates from 2002 to 2010.



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