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Police station opened in SLA occupied village in Mannaar

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 07:09 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police key officials participated in the official opening of a police station Monday around 10:00 a.m. in Muzhangkaavil village, which was earlier under the control of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Mannaar district. Four police stations were established last year later part in Chilaavaththu’rai, Madu Church, Vidaththaltheevu, Illuppaikkadavai and the one established this year are the five police stations opened in Mannaar district. Civilians are not allowed to enter these villages.

Two Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs), Manintha Balasuriya and Kingsely Ekanayake from Colombo Police Head Quarters participated in the event.

DIG Vanni Region, Nanthana Munasinghe, Mannaar Superintendent of Police (SP), Vasantha Wickramanayake and Assistant SP, Lafeeran Hasan also took part in the ceremony.

The police key officials said in the event that two more police stations, one in Naachchikkudaa and the other in Poonakari are to be opened soon.

 

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