Tamil Diplomat

Families of political prisoners to Maithri to appeal for release of their kins: Says NPC Minister Deneeswaran

All the families of political prisoners are to meet President MaithripalaSirisena in a bid to appeal for the release of their kins who are suffering in the prison for long time without proper trial, said NPC Minister of  Fisheries and transport Deneeswaran.

He was speaking in a livelihood assistance programme for families of political prisoners held in Kilinochchi yesterday at the Kili-Karaichchi Pradeshiya Saba hall. On the basis of the applications received by us, 324 families will be provided with Rs.50,000/= each in the first stage, he said.