Tamil Diplomat

Ranil promises release of 32 political prisoners on Monday: Sampanthan

Tamil National Alliance Leader R.Sampanthan has stated that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has given him a reassurance that 32 political prisoners will be released on November 9th.

He explained Ranil Wickremesinghe, had reassured him that the 32 would be released on the 9th, with a further 30 to be released before the 20th and another 48 to be released pending investigation.

Ranil Wickremasinghe made the reassurance when the opposition leader had met him and President, Maithripala Sirisena, to discuss the release of Tamil political prisoners.