Injured Vanni children handed over to relatives in Mannaar
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 06 May 2009, 04:18 GMT]
Mannaar Magistrate Mr. A. Judson Monday ordered six injured children, who lost their parents in Vanni Sri Lanka armed force offensive and being warded in Mannaar general hospital for treatment, to be handed over to their close relatives.
The court issued this directive to authorities on an application by the Mannaar Probation Officer following the representation by close relatives of the injured children, legal sources said.
The injured children were handed over to their close relatives in Mannar court Monday.
One of the children is one and a half year old.
Meanwhile, the sources said some more children injured in the Vanni military offensive are still warded in Mannaar general hospital for treatment.