Red Cross official's detention extended

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 18 May 1999, 13:15 GMT]
The Colombo Magistrate yesterday granted a request by the police to detain Mr. Sivananthan Kishore, a Red Cross official, for a further 3 months.

Officials from the Terrorist Investigation Department (TID) said that they had not concluded their investigations in their application to the Magistrate.

Mr. Kishore was arrested by the Sri Lanka Army in Vavuniya on April 27.

He is currently detained in Colombo.


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