Police Chief Jayantha Wickremaratne yesterday said that about 400 LTTE cadres taking refuge among civilians at welfare centres in the Vavuniya District had been taken into custody. The suspects had been identified following screening of internally displaced persons.
IGP told The Island that the suspects had revealed the identities of their contacts, some of them living in the South.He said that 14 police stations would be established in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi districts.
Health Minister Nimal Siripala was among the
guests at a lunch at Australian High Commissioner Ms Cathy Klugman’s
official residence to felicitate Australia-Sri Lana Medical Aid Team
on Sunday (June 7). The Health Minister is greeted by Ms Klugman while
Mrs Silva looks on.
Pic Nihal Chandrakumara.
Algeria slams Navi Pillay
The UN human rights commissioner Navi Pillay came under fire last Friday at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council, where Algeria criticized her report on civilians and armed conflict.
Mi 24s role in
eelam war IV emphasised
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