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Over 1000 prisoners were pardoned by President Mahinda Rajapaksa today. According to authorities 1312 inmates from prisons around the country were set free today.

Of those released 37 are female prisoners.

A majority of inmates who were released were in prison for being unable to pay fines imposed on them by the courts and inmates who are more than 70 years old. (Daily Mirror online)







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  • Calistus Jayatilleke Sunday, 12 September 2010 10:54 AM

    What is the occasion ? Eid (Ramazan festival) or Celebrations to mark the passing of 18th Amendment ?

    demo Sunday, 12 September 2010 10:58 AM

    The innocent get jailed, the criminals get relased... what a country.

    Lal Sunday, 12 September 2010 11:10 AM

    Perhaps, all these inmates crossed over to support the 18th amendment.

    sw Sunday, 12 September 2010 11:52 AM

    They do not look old, what is the catch. Are the supporters of UNP and SLMC MPs who crossed over to support 18A.

    Nihal Dharmatileke Sunday, 12 September 2010 02:15 PM

    I am sure MR did not have a clue about what tomorrow is going to be for these people, not everyone has a place to go or to welcome them I am so sure most of these people will turn up at the gates where they left yesterday for a meal and for a sound sleep, take my word

    M.ASHRAFF NAZIM Sunday, 12 September 2010 02:27 PM

    THE PRISONERS SHOULD THANK EID FESTIVAL AND SLMC FOR VOTING WITH THE GOVT.


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