Jaffna district army commander Maj.Gen.Manhinda Hathurusinghe announced we did not make any final decisions on releasing these students. At present we are monitoring the activities of these two students and they would be release any time.
Military personals arrested 4 Jaffna university students under Prevention of Terrorist act on last November and detained at the Welikanda rehabilitation camp. Among 4 military personals released two students this month.
Commander stated students currently at the detention centre fail to complete their rehabilitation programme. These two would be released next month and also they are permitted to sit for their university examinations.
Secretary of the Jaffna University student’s council P.Tharshanth and the student of the faculty of arts K.Janameyjayam currently detained at the Welikanda rehabilitation camp.