SLMC supporters’ homes set on fire in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 10 May 2008, 01:56 GMT]
Unidentified armed men, alleged to be supporters of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPAF), set ablaze Friday early morning 4:00 a.m. two homes belonging to the supporters of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) in Kaangkeayanoadai within the administrative area of Aaarayampathi in Batticaloa district, the owners of the residences stated in a complaint lodged at Kaathaankudi police.

The incident occurred a few hours before the polling for eastern provincial council elections is due to begin Saturday.

 

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