Inmates detained under PTA continue hunger strike

Inmates detained under PTA continue hunger strike

Inmates detained under PTA continue hunger strike

Written by Tharushan Fernando

23 Sep, 2016 | 10:09 pm

Twenty prisoners detained under the prevention of terrorism act in the Anuradhapura prison continued a hunger strike for a third day on Friday.

According to Prisons Commisoner General Nishan Danasinghe, the detainees are calling on the authorities to expedite legal proceedings against them.

Meanwhile, it was revealed today that a decision has been reached to release several detainees being held under the PTA.

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