Police interrogates Thiraikerni community leader

[TamilNet, Thursday, 16 October 2003, 10:31 GMT]
Following the news stories from Thiraikerni related to the finding of human remains near the Periyathambiran Temple, Sri Lanka Police summoned Sinnathambi Karthigesu, 46, President of the Village Development Council, for inquiries, sources said.

The Head of the Police Intelligence from Akkaraipattu Police station visited the area where the remains were discovered and took Mr.Karthigesu to Akkaraipattu station Tuesday, residents of Thiraikerni said.

Further on Wednesday, Police officers visited the site again and took two more Thirukerni residents who were involved in the Shramadana activity to the Police station to obtain additional statements, sources said.

Amparai district parliamentarian, Ariyanayagam Chandra Nehru has protested to the Police Department for harassing the village residents and leaders by summoning them to the police station and forcing them to provide statements, sources close to the parliamentarian said.

 

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