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Swiss Tamil who fled as child arrested at Colombo airport

A Swiss Tamil was arrested at Colombo airport on Sunday night.

34-year-old Devan Kamaleesan fled Sri Lanka with his parents as a 7-year-old child and sought asylum in Switzerland.

He was arrested by CID at Banadaranaike International Airport on his arrival which is the first time he has returned since fleeing the country, 27 years ago.