SLA destroys Nadeswara College fences
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 May 2006, 10:34 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers destroyed the wire fences constructed around the temporary building functioning as Nadeswara College, had entered the premises Sunday night and threatened the watcher to abstain from night time duties, civil sources in Jaffna said. The building is located in front of Tellipalai Durga Amman Temple and 75m from SLA camp.
School officials said the damage is estimated to be several thousand rupees, and that the security of the school and equipment have been compromised by the SLA action.
The school has relocated several times during the last 16 years and started functioning in the private building only recently.
Meanwhile, SLA is constructing a second sentry point at the junction of Rasavin Thottam Road and Jaffna Hospital Road, sources said. More than 10 soldiers man a sentry point in a private building already present in the junction.
The sentries located at a key junction leading to Jaffna Secretariat will cause additional harships to local residents and public going to the Secretariat to attend to administrative matters, sources said.