Decision about granting bail to Tamil detainees including LTTE suspects today


Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Vigneshvaran said that a discussion would be held with the President with regard to the problem of political prisoners.

The Chief Minister said so while participating at a media briefing held in Colombo recently.

Meanwhile the Government has instructed the Attorney General’s Department to take steps necessary for releasing the suspects arrested and remanded under Prevention of Terrorism act,  whoever out of them could be released on bail.

Prisons Commissioner General M. B. Rohana Pushpakumara said that instructions had been given to take these steps after discussion with the President, the Minister and Government Institutions including the Attorney General’s Department.

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