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By N. Parameshwaran


A prisoner in Batticaloa has been given special permission to sit for the Advanced Level (A/L) examinations which will commence tomorrow, after earlier being refused permission by the Court to sit for the exam in Jaffna, prisons officials told Daily Mirror online.

The student was given permission to sit for the examination in Batticaloa on the intervention of the authorities who had discussed the matter over the weekend, prison sources told Daily Mirror online.

The youth, A. Suhirthan, a resident of Jaffna, had got admission to sit for the Advanced Level (A/L) examination by the Examinations Department but was refused permission to sit for the exam in Jaffna by the Akaraitpattu judge as he was detained in Batticaloa under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

When contacted by Daily Mirror online, Commissioner General of Prisons Major General V.R. De Silva confirmed that the student, who was arrested in April last year and had applied to sit for the examination this year, will now sit for the exam in Batticaloa. He added that special arrangements have been made for this purpose.. (Daily Mirror online)

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  • K.L Monday, 09 August 2010 05:25 AM

    itz not overriding of judgment but giving effect to natural justice.
    if SF has right to attend parliament businesses despite being in detention, y cant student appear A/L?

    Sri Lion Monday, 09 August 2010 05:45 AM

    It's a common sense when consider Education whoever it is we should support them. for his guilty of course he has jailed that's fine. No body can't cross for their studies.let them to learn.

    suwimal Monday, 09 August 2010 05:53 AM

    Exactly what I was going to say! Why not the same applies to General Fonseka?

    thambi Sunday, 08 August 2010 03:58 PM

    it is obvious that student focus on his studies, he should be pardon , instead of ridiculating him on PTA

    Ajith Monday, 09 August 2010 07:07 AM

    I absolutely agree. This young man, when released, will be a benefit to society.

    Andy Sunday, 08 August 2010 04:22 PM

    Finally sanity prevails! Kudos for the person who to the lead in making this happen.

    james bond Sunday, 08 August 2010 04:39 PM

    what is the purpose of bringing the case to judge?
    Is it illegal now?

    Sicillian Sunday, 08 August 2010 05:06 PM

    So we have a way to over-ride judgement given by courts

    Geronimo Monday, 09 August 2010 02:42 AM

    I guess we don't have to tie up that judge to a murunga tree after all!!!!!

    Chandra De Silva Monday, 09 August 2010 03:00 AM

    Was this another goofing by the courts who lack commonsence.

    Neomal Monday, 09 August 2010 04:10 AM

    Some of our parliamentarians could also sit for the exam along with this candidate.


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