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* Two Jaffna University students released on President's orders
Wed, Feb 13, 2013, 02:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 13, Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities today released the two Jaffna University students who were arrested and rehabilitated, on the orders of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa and handed them over to their parents.

The President, while visiting Jaffna Tuesday instructed the the Inspector General of Police N.K. Ilangakoon to release the two students, who were detained in a rehabilitation camp for engaging in subversive activities.

During the Jaffna District Development Committee meeting held yesterday, the parents of the two university students have appealed the President to release them.

The Terrorist Investigation Department (TID) of police arrested four students, P. Darshanth, S. Soloman, Ganeshamoorthy Sudarshan and Kanakasuntharaswamy Janaka Jeyan following a clash with the police over the issue of observing the LTTE's Heroes Day on November 27 to commemorate the dead fighters of the banned terrorist organization.

They were held in Welikanda Rehabilitation Camp in the Eastern Province where they underwent rehabilitation. Two of the four students were released earlier.

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