12 Sri Lankan Asylum Seekers Deported From Australia

Friday, 06 May 2016 - 10:16


12 Sri Lankan Asylum seekers who were deported from Australia arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) a short while ago, Immigration and Emigration media spokesman Lakshman Soysa said.

He said a woman and two children were among the deportees.

They arrived at the BIA by a special Australian flight at 12.30 a.m.

All the deportees were arrested on arrival and handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) by the Immigration and Emigration officers. 

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