The Court remanded 32 Tamil prisoners till November 24 when they were produced in Court today.
The Prisons Department said yesterday that the Attorney General had informed the Department that 31 Tamil detainees will be given bail and can be freed today.
The Prisons Department said that more Tamil detainees arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) are expected to be given bail over the next few days.
Tamil political prisoners resumed their fast on Monday in protest over the failure by the Government to keep its promise and release all of them.
At least 29 Tamil detainees at the Anuradhapura prison were among those who resumed the fast on Monday. (Colombo Gazette)