Mahasohon leader Amith,hunger strike in Prison.

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Amith Weerasinghe, Leader of the Mahasohon Balakaya who is in remand custody at the Anuradhapura Prison, had resorted to a hunger strike from yesterday, demanding immediate release.

He had initiated the hunger strike stating that the law enforcement authorities were holding him with no valid charges.

Mr Weerasinghe was arrested on March 5, in connection with a communal violence incident occurred in Digana, Kandy.

He has been detained at the Anuradhapura Prison since March 10.


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