25 deportees return from Britain

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Twenty five Sri Lankan asylum seekers, who were deported from Britain, arrived in a special flight a short while ago. The CID will record statements from them, the Police said

The deportees included 8 Muslims, 13 Tamils and 4 Sinhalese

Earlier international media reported that 50 Lankan asylum seekers were to be deported.(Deepa Adikari)

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  Comments - 16

  • sach Friday, 21 September 2012 03:14 AM

    it is because u identify urselves by religion, we identify ourselves by ethnicity. so who has done the mistake??

    Nodrog Thursday, 20 September 2012 07:05 AM

    What a pity their bogus refugee claims did not work and they are back to face the music.

    Dfox Friday, 21 September 2012 05:03 AM

    I think other countries should follow the same

    Grumpy Thursday, 20 September 2012 03:04 PM


    Grumpy Thursday, 20 September 2012 03:06 PM

    The deportees included 8 Muslims, 13 Tamils and 4 Sinhalese - how abt the 4 sinhalese?

    mohamed asfar Thursday, 20 September 2012 07:56 AM

    please note all those returnees claimed refuge in the UK complaining they have tortured by the security forces in sri lanka. that is the only reason they can give to UK authorities. what made those muslims to claim refuge ? money..........ha.

    ibnu Thursday, 20 September 2012 07:48 AM

    Do we need to mentioned the Religion here

    ibnu Thursday, 20 September 2012 07:53 AM

    And also, 4 Singalese in the last. So it is very clear media's in Sri Lanka. Always try to show any muslim wrong doers by religion if it is Sinhalese it purposely try to hide the religion.

    Christians never noted by religion ever, not only in Sri lanka all over the world.

    John Thursday, 20 September 2012 04:12 PM

    At least all the communities are represented!

    sara Thursday, 20 September 2012 08:10 AM


    Curious Thursday, 20 September 2012 05:02 PM

    Aren't they are Sri Lankans regardless their religious or race.

    perera Friday, 21 September 2012 06:59 AM

    these are economic migrant or disenchanted citizens.
    why does the cid need to get involved.
    it is not a crime to uplift your life. mahinda chitanaya or not.

    saman Thursday, 20 September 2012 08:19 PM


    Arthur Thursday, 20 September 2012 10:02 AM

    These are the people who painted a bad (& wrong) image of SL. They must be fined and money chanelled to welfare of the poor including Tamil community.

    kumara Thursday, 20 September 2012 10:19 AM

    No need to mentioned and here mentioned only jathiya or national or race. that is ok

    mohamed asfar Friday, 21 September 2012 08:00 AM

    curious, please check their case file in the UK. i will not be surprised if one of them has been tortured by you according to the complaint.

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