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Govt. To Quickly Release LTTE Detainees

Dec 26, 2010 10:58:39 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The government says that steps would be taken to release detained members of the LTTE.

Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera speaking during a ceremony to release former LTTE cadres to their families after rehabilitation has said the government was looking at taking necessary measures to release the remaining LTTE detainees at the earliest.

According to the Minister, 7,000 former LTTE cadres have already been released after being rehabilitated.

During the final stages of the war, over 12,000 LTTE cadres had surrendered to the government security forces.