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Maldives halts prison visits over swine flu risk

Maldives’ main prison in Kaafu Atoll Maafushi island. PHOTO/CAVINTEO.BLOGSPOT.COM

The Maldives has halted visits to inmates serving prison sentences due to the current swine flu epidemic spreading across the archipelago.

In a notice, Maldives Correctional Service stated that all family visits and private visits to inmates are cancelled until further notice to curb the spread of H1N1 virus.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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