Pillayan group attacks DS officer in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 01:33 GMT]
A group headed by councillor and Pillayan group paramilitary person P. Prasanth, Monday morning entered the Divisional Secretariat in Aaraiyampathi and attacked injuries to four workers of the secretariat. The same group attacked a village officer in the division on Sunday. The group was attempting to block independent local aid groups from engaging with the citizens in their 'electorate', civil sources said.

The gang destroyed everything they found in the hall and caused damage to doors.

Prasanth's driver Amalan, brother Karan, Nathan, Kuddi and another TMVP person Kannan were the members of the gang that entered the secretariat, sources in Aaraiyampathi said.

An independent village group has been distributing relief materials to the people affected by the floods in Aaraiyampathi.


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