The Norwegian Tamil poet and actor V.I.S Jeyapalan who was arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Department last Friday in Vavuniya for violating visa regulations had been deported last night, Immigration and Emigration Department said today.
Jaffna-born Jeyapalan who was on a tourist visa, has been arrested in Mankulam last Friday for holding seminars in Jaffna.
He was later questioned by the TID and Immigration Officials at Mirihana detention centre.
Jeyapalan was deported to Norway, Immigration and Emigration Department Chief Chulananda Perera said.(DS)