Youth commits suicide in Jaffna over political prisoners

A youth committed suicide in Kondavil, Jaffna over the failure by the authorities to release all Tamil political prisoners.The youth had jumped in front of a train in Kondavil and committed suicide. Reporters in Jaffna said that the youth had left a suicide note explaining the motives behind the suicide. The victim was identified as 18 year old Rajeshwaran Senthuran, a resident of Kopai and a student of Kokavil Hindu College. Meanwhile students of the Jaffna university staged a demonstration drawing attention to the death of the student.The Jaffna university students held black flags during the peaceful demonstration. (Colombo Gazette)

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