A Sri Lankan refugee lodged in the Special Camp in Tiruchi, India went on a fast yesterday demanding that he should be released, The Hindu newspaper reported today.
Police sources said the inmate Hasan Mohamed (30) had completed his conviction period in a fake visa case booked against him.
Seeking his release and his return to his homeland, Hasan Mohamed observed fast prompting a revenue official to hold talks with him.
The official is said to have told Hasan that his demand would be conveyed to the State government.
However, he continued with his fast, the sources added.