Jan 12, 2022

5 held under PTA since 2019, released

The Colombo Magistrate’s Court today (12) released five detainees who were held under the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA)
The order was made based on the recommendations of the Attorney General.

The detainees, who are from Jaffna, Killinochchi, and Palai, were held at the Colombo Magazine Prison since 2019 under the PTA.