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Release of TPPs may be possible sometime after Presidential Election, Ranil says in Jaffna

Release of TPPs may be possible sometime after Presidential Election, Ranil says in Jaffna

The release of the Tamil Political Prisoners may be possible some time after the election, said prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe in Jaffna.

He said this in reply to questions from media regarding the release of TPPs at a Press Conference held in a hotel Jaffna.

Some of the TPPs have been sentenced. Some cases are progressing. they are linked to the murders of VIPs.

No agreement has been reached as to what process to release the others. They could be released if an agreement is reached. Less than 100 TPPs are still in the prison, he said.


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