STF soldiers attack cloth dealer in Thirukkovil

[TamilNet, Sunday, 21 August 2005, 13:23 GMT]
Special Task Force (STF) soldiers attacked Mr. R. Selvarajah Pragalathan, 22, a cloth dealer who had come from the Liberation Tigers controlled area to Sri Lanka Army controlled Akkaraipattu town to purchase cloths. Mr. Pragalathan, was attacked by STF soldiers stationed at Kanjirankuddah checkpost in Thirukkovil on Sunday evening around 3:00 p.m.when he was on his way back to his village, sources said.

STF soldiers attacked Pragalathan with gun-butts, saying that he was transporting cloths to the LTTE, sources further said.

Amparai district Political Head of the LTTE, Mr. Daya Mohan said that he, upon gathering details of the Sundays incident, has lodged a formal complaint with the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM).

He further said that the STF soldiers have virtually banned those they view as LTTE- supporters from entering SLA controlled area.

 

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