Hashan Jeevantha, an activist of the Inter-University Students’ Federation, who was arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and detained under detention orders, has been released today (07).
That is through the recall of the relevant detention order by President Ranil Wickramasinghe on the recommendation of Public Security Minister Tiran Alas.
50 days ago, Hashan Jeevantha was arrested and on the same day the convener of the Inter-University Student Council Wasantha Mudalige, and Galwewa Siridhamma Thero were also arrested.
Among them, the police had completed the investigations related to Hashan Jeevantha and it was revealed that there was no evidence against him.
Accordingly, Public Security Minister Tiran Alas had recommended to the President to recall the detention order issued against him and the order has been recalled by now.
The Ministry of Public Security stated that Hashan was presented alive today (07) to the forensic medical officer, brought before the Tangalle Magistrate and handed over to his father.