SLA soldiers assault two Jaffna youths
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 14:46 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers assaulted two Tamil youths, Mr.N.Partheepan (22) and Mr.C.Kutty (19) of Manipay, Monday night around eight p.m. in Jaffna town inflicting severe injuries to the youths, security sources said. The youths have been admitted to the Jaffna teaching hospital.
The youths were riding on a motor bicycle from Jaffna town to
Kodikamam in Thenamaradchchi along A9 highway the army soldiers had intercepted them and assaulted them for not obeying their signals to stop, police said. Police added that their investigations into the incident are continuing.
Mr.Partheepan who was riding the motor bike has received serious injuries, medical sources said.