Tamil Diplomat

Govt dilly-dalies reelase of political prisoners fearing racists : Vinayagamoorthy

Tamil National Alliance former Parliamentarian Appathurai Vinayagamoorthy has stated that the government is delaying the release of political prisoners as promised fearing reprisals by communal elements.

It is worried about agitation by politicians such as Weerawanse, Uthaygamanpila, Gunadasa Amarasekera etc.

Speaking to the media, he continued that the government must honor the pledge in keeping with its commitment.