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The Editor of the 'Lanka' newspaper Chandana Sirimalwatte who was in CID custody was discharged a short while ago, JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva said. The Editor of the 'Lanka' newspaper was arrested by the CID on January 29th.

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  • Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:55 PM

    This is the destiny of people who talk against Rajapakse regime. experiences in last 6 months are more than enough to learn. Hope Sri Lankans will use there brain not only heart.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 01:02 PM

    Mr. Chandana will not write the truth in future.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 01:07 PM

    Thanking for what ?For arresting him ?

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 10:46 AM

    that is a very good deed in deed, thank you MR President.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 10:53 AM

    How results of "PUBLIC PRESSURE" well done public including Monk and political parties.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 10:53 AM

    18 days....what were the charges?

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 10:58 AM

    If no charges were framed.why was he arrested in the first place.

    Thursday, 18 February 2010 09:53 AM

    On what grounds was he detained, and on what grounds was he released.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 07:28 PM

    One lucky fellow !

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 11:50 AM

    Releeeeease me & leeeeet me go...
    Iiiii dont love you anymore !

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 11:58 AM

    GR should be punished for the Detention Order without any rhyme or reason and violating his fundamental rights !

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 11:58 AM

    now the only credibility a journalist will have if if he is dead or is imprisonned

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:02 PM

    If no charges, What about Compensation to the editor and the family? I'm sure Goutha, You are a decent man and would do the decent thing. Thank you

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:06 PM

    Well done public for stand against terror... and well done Mr President for listening to them atleast now.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:07 PM

    Roshan
    Why do you thank MR.
    Thank the Judge!.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:10 PM

    Long live the democracy and the freedom of expression .
    Thank you for the brave public.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:11 PM

    This r acts of clean, democratic and executive president government!!.. One innocent has tasted 18 days of democracy of jail by guided /misguided justice by helpless people's safeguarders .

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:12 PM

    This is My Sri Lanka... My Petrol My Car !.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:15 PM

    Dictatorship is the answer to all the readers questions?

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 09:34 PM

    Playing the 'good guy' now?

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:20 PM

    As the Chief Magistrate of Colombo commented , the CID is becoming a set of jokers !!

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:22 PM

    Rashan, do you think, it was like a free trip?

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 04:23 PM

    No he will always write the truth unlike kept state Media.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2010 12:30 PM

    Cant understand why should anyone thank the President for this. In the first instance, there was no need at all for the CID to detain him for carrying out his functions as an Editor of a newspaper.


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