MP demands investigation on SLA conduct

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 06 November 2002, 12:28 GMT]
G. Krishnapillai, also known as Vellimalai, Member of Parliament (MP) of Batticaloa district, is boycotting the parliament protesting against the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) for using force in trying to stop him from attending a district development meeting held in Batticaloa Secretariat on 29th October.

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G. Krishnapillai (Vellimalai), Member of Parliament from Batticaloa
Sources said that the MP was irked by the conduct of the SLA. "SLA cannot be allowed to exhibit such belligerent behaviour towards the representative of a people," said the MP.

The MP said he will continue the boycott until disciplinary action is taken against the soldiers accused of man-handling him.

 

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