Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Tamil party leader to make a special statement in parliament on arrests
Sun, Feb 17, 2013, 11:23 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 17, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is scheduled to make a special statement regarding the alleged arresting of people in north and east on political grounds, TNA sources said.

The TNA leader R. Sampanthan will make this statement on Tuesday, TNA spokesman MP S. Yogeshwaran said.

A TNA spokesman said that they had received complaints from the family members of three rehabilitated cadres of the former rebel group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Batticaloa that they have been arrested by the police again.

A wife of one of the arrested former cadre of the LTTE naval wing Sea Tigers said that a group of civil clad persons came to her house and asked her husband to report to Kadiraveli police station in the Eastern Province.

Once the man had gone to the police station, he was arrested and sent to the detention camp in Boossa. The family of the arrested person has been given by police a receipt on the arrest under emergency regulations and/or Prevention of Terrorism Act.

The authorities say some of the released cadres are getting involved in subversive activities and crimes again.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan President in a chat with opposition politicians
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police detain 37 asylum seekers returned by Australia
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka opposition presidential candidate vows to protect President and security forces from war crime charges
-- [8 hours ago]
Leftist party of Sri Lanka ruling coalition to meet tomorrow to reconsider party support at presidential polls
-- [9 hours ago]
Two Sri Lankan government ministers likely to cross over to the opposition next week
British High Commission celebrates UK-Sri Lanka ties with cricket teams
Sri Lanka inflation drops to 1.5 percent in November 2014, food prices increase
Sri Lanka minister's son and six others granted bail
Sri Lanka's ruling party national list MP resigns from parliament
Sri Lanka Defense Secretary calls on nations to share intelligence to combat transnational crime

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.