The Commissioner of Prisons (Intelligence and Operations) Mr.Thusitha Uduwara, was appointed as the new Additional Commissioner General of Prisons (Covering up Duties) on 24-12-2020 to fill the vacant post of Additional Commissioner General of Prisons. The letter of Appointment was offered to Mr. Thusitha Uduwara by the Hon. State Minister of Prison Management and Prisoners Rehabilitation Affairs Mr. Lohan Rathwatte.

Mr. Uduwara has served in the Prisons Department for over 33 years and is an experienced officer who has also served as the Superintendent of several prisons including Welikada Prison. An alumnus of Colombo Ananda College, Mr. Uduwara is a talented football player as well as an athlete and holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.