Colombo court releases 9 Jaffna youths

[TamilNet, Thursday, 04 October 2007, 12:24 GMT]
The Colombo Chief Magistrate Tuesday ordered the release of nine Tamil youths, residents of Jaffna district, kept in detention in Boosa detention camp. Some of them were arrested in Colombo and its suburbs during cordon and search operation.

The released youths were identifed as Aasaithamby Suthaharan, Aasaithamby Subetharan, Narasingham Suthaharan, Sinnathamby Thavnesan, Velautham Gopal, Periyannan Thangarajah, Raja Puhaleswaran, Selvaratnam Thushyanthan and Radhakrishnan Jenaraj.

Meanwhile two more detainees kept in Boosa detention centre, Dinesh Anandan and Ismail Lebbe Badurdeen were transferred to Welikada prison on the orders of the Colombo Chief Magistrate.

Of the four Tamil youths arrested on September 10 in Colombo, two youths P. Satheeswaran and K.Jameskumar are being detained at the Terrorist Intelligence Division office in Colombo and being interrogated alleging that they had brought a lorry from Vavuniyaa to Colombo. Other two youths A. Jeganathan and S.Wijesekaran were released after preliminary inquiry.

 

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