Govt releases 2352 arrested persons

[Wednesday, December 05, 2007 - 05.40 GMT]  

The Government has released 2352 persons out of a total of 2554 persons taken into custody during the search operations last weekend, said Chief Government Whip Minister Jeyaraj Fernandopulle at a press briefing yesterday (4) afternoon in Colombo.
Of them 1959 were released on the day of arrest itself and another 393 were released following identification. The balance 202 persons have been remanded or kept under detention orders.









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Last Updated Date: December 05, 2007 - 05.40 GMT


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