LTTE Senior political cadre assaulted by SLA

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 09 June 2004, 15:33 GMT]
Head of the LTTE’s political wing for the Puthukkulam area in Vavuniya district, Mr. Alakarasan , was assaulted by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers, Wednesday morning , sources in Vavuniya said.

Two SLA soldiers of the motor-bike unit followed Mr. Alakarasan while he was on his way from Vavuniya to Poonthoddam. The SLA soldiers intercepted Mr. Alakarasan by blocking the road with their motocycle and assaulted him, the LTTE’s political wing head for the Vavuniya district, Mr.S.Gnanavel, said.

”We have lodged a strong protest with the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM),” Mr.Gnanavel said.

 

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