By Madura Ranwala
The Kopay police have launched an investigation into an 18-year-old boy committing suicide after some people claimed that he had taken his life demanding the immediate release of political prisoners held in the South.
The police said that the claim had been made on the basis of a letter allegedly written by Sellaiya Rajeswaran Senthuram of Kopay North. The police said that the letter had been handed over to them.
Senthuram committed suicide by jumping before a moving train, plying from Kankasanthurai to Jaffna, at Kokkuvil yesterday morning.
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Calling for the release of Tamil political prisoners, Rajeswaran Senthuran, an 18-year-old student of Kokuvil Hindu College committed suicide by jumping in front of a train at the Kondavil Railway station yesterday.
The boy had written a letter in Tamil to President Maithripala Sirisena demanding the immediate release of all Tamil political prisoners without further postponements.
Senthuran, wearing his red school tie and white school uniform jumped in front of a moving train shortly after he left home in Kopay telling his family that he was going to school but instead jumped in front of a train near Kondavil station, which is nearly 3 Km away from his school.
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