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* Two detained students of Sri Lanka's Jaffna University to be released today
Tue, Jan 22, 2013, 10:03 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 22, Jaffna: Two of the four Jaffna University students arrested by the police in November last year are expected to be released today, Jaffna University sources said.

The two students to be released are identified as the Secretary of the Jaffna University Students' Union, P. Darshanth and S. Solomon. Both are third year students of the Science Faculty.

The Terrorist Investigation Department (TID) of police arrested the four students, Darshanth, 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 were being rehabilitated, according to the military.

The other two students are reportedly following a two-month rehabilitation programme in the Welikanda Camp.



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