The general amnesty period which has been declared for Tri-Service absentees will end today

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A week-long general amnesty period which has been declared for Tri-Service absentees to receive discharge or re-join to continue their national service to the country will end today. Army media spokesman brigadier chandana wickremasinghe said that during the general amnesty period 6,124 Tri-Service absentees were reported to duty. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has declared this period of amnesty to coincide with the 72nd National Independence Day. Army personnel wishing to receive the legal discharge or the re-enlistment are requested to reach their respective Regimental Centres or Recruit Training Centres if they had deserted while under training during the said period. Operations to nab absentees will commence tomorrow.

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