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Lawyers appearing for detained poet Ahnaf Jazeem complain to BASL that TID officers listening and audio-recording their conversation

Lawyers for poet Ahnaf Jazeem have complained to the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) about TID officers listening and audio-recording the conversation between the lawyers and their client, Ahnaf Jazeem. They have complained that the entire conversation was under police surveillance. Further, their letter says that proper legal access was denied to their client and that TID has converted lawyers appearing for detainees to be objects of their investigations.

Lawyer Sanjaya Wilson Jayasekera tweeted thus:

 

The letter follows:

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