Kegalle Prison officers has designed a high standard bullet proof bus to transport prisoners and accordingly a spokesman of the Kegalle prison it has successfully passed its firing test.
Prison Department sources said the bus can be used to transport prisoners, specifically those in high profile cases or needing high security.
Since of late, several incidents have been reported where buses transporting drug kingpins have been targeted.
It may cost around Rs 30 million, if such a bus is to imported.
However, only Rs one million has been invested in manufacturing this bullet proof bus locally.