Tamil Diplomat

Presidential Pardon to Uthayasiri, who scratched her name on Sigiriya Frescoes

Uthayasiri, who was arrested at Sigiriya, on Feb. 14th, accused of scratching her name om Sigiriya frescoes and sentenced to 2 years rigorous imprisonment was pardoned yesterday by the President.

This poor girl had spent one and a half months in prison. Several public figures and organization had requested for her release, and the Minister of Justice had announced that the President had pardon the Girl from Batticaloa.