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Saturday, 17 October 2015 - 12:40
Tamil detainees fast suspended after 6 days
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The fast carried out by LTTE Suspects and few other Tamil Detainees for 6 days at several prisons has been called off this morning.

Opposition Leader R Sambanthan stated that the inmates had called off the strike upon receiving an assurance from the government that solutions will be provided to their issues.

Opposition Leader stated that a discussion was held with the President and Minister of Justice regarding the Tamil Detainees issue yesterday.

Around 150 detainees took part in the fast while 9 detainees who fell ill are receiving treatment in hospital.

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