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Prisons Department frees 93 inmates included 16 former LTTE cadres

The Prisons Department today freed 93 prisoners on a presidential pardon.

The Prisons Department said that the inmates released included 16 former LTTE cadres who had been detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

Prisons Department Media Spokesman Chandana Ekanayake say that the 16 included 15 who were detained in Anuradhapura and one at the Jaffna Prison.

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