Police collect details of Eastern province IDPs staying in Vavuniyaa camps
[TamilNet, Saturday, 20 June 2009, 15:15 GMT]
Special police teams have been collecting names and other details of
internally displaced persons who are permanent residents of three
districts of the eastern province- Trincomalee, Batticaloa and
Ampaa'rai and currently being kept in internment camps located in
Vavuniyaa. Hundreds of IDPs of eastern province have been held captives by the Sri Lankan forces in Vanni at the end of the war.
The eastern IDPs due to marriage and employment were staying in
Vanni at the time of war with their relatives.
Police sources said
their details are being collected to relocate them in their own
villages and towns in the eastern province after investigation.