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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 82

Gang leader deported to Sri Lanka

[b]Gang leader deported to Sri Lanka [/b]

By Stewart Bell - National Post

[b] Came here 17 years ago: Toronto crime figure deemed a danger to the public Article Tools [/b]

[b]Toronto:[/b] Immigration authorities have deported a high-ranking Toronto gang figure who came to Canada 17 years ago as a refugee and promptly embarked on a life of crime and violence.

Jeyaseelam Thuraisingam was the leader of the Seelapu gang,one of several Sri Lankan Tamil street gangs that Toronto police and Canada Immigration have been working to dismantle since 2001.

He was deported to Sri Lanka last Monday, the same day his final court appeal was thrown out. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) had determined he was a danger to the public.

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