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* LTTE prisoner detained under PTA released after 11 years
Mon, Oct 11, 2021, 10:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 11, Colombo: An LTTE member who was remanded for eight years under the Prevention of Terrorism Act has been released by order of the Monaragala Magistrate’s Court, Prisons Commissioner (Administration) Media Spokesman Chandana Ekanayake said.

An LTTE prisoner named ‘Kapilan’ has thus been released.

He was arrested by the CID in 2011 under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and was detained for three years for questioning and then remanded in custody in 2013, the Prison Official said.

It is reported that the Monaragala Magistrate’s Court has ordered the release of Kapilan after 11 years, taking into consideration the information provided by the CID that the investigation into the LTTE detainee has been completed.


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