Army interrogates teachers

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 November 1998, 10:14 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Army (SLA) cordoned off and searched the Teachers training school in Kopai, Jaffna, around 9.00 a.m. on November 6 and integrated more than 100 teachers there. The operation went on till 2.30 p.m.

The SLA used masked spotters during the interrogation, and male and female teachers were interrogated separately said sources.

The SLA conducted a similar search operation at the Kokuvil Hindu College recently .

Meanwhile 15 persons have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Army in the Thenmaradchi sector during search operations conducted by them last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The army has, however, denied that they have arrested them.

Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan Army informed the Human Rights Commission, in Jaffna that the following persons are detained at the KKS detention centre under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) .

Kopalappillai Pushpakaran, 22, Thrunelveli


Kanakalinkam Ajanthan, 19, Jaffna
Rasaiah Sivakumar, 31, Jaffna
Mahalingam Jeyaroopan, 19, Jaffna

Meanwhile relatives of Selvarasa Sujeevan, 17, Chunakam, informed the Human Rights Commission that he was arrested on November 4.

Amarasuntharam Thaneshkumar,16 and Sasikumar Thaneshkumar,21, both from Palai, have been arrested by the SLA on October 27, their relatives said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
18.10.19 23:43   Photo
Monk backing Gotabhaya wants Tamil owners to stay away from their lands in interior Batticaloa
17.10.19 19:14   Photo
SL Police resorts to violence in grabbing lands of Tamil fishers in Batticaloa North
16.10.19 23:19   Photo
Chennai Connect and Eezham Tamils reminding Tamil Nadu to assert Tamil geopolitics
15.10.19 23:50  
Colombo destroys dairy-farming economy of Eezham Tamils in Batticaloa
14.10.19 23:48   Photo
Tamil parties in North-East stipulate ‘acid test’ terms to SL presidential candidates
13.10.19 22:15   Photo
SL Governor's latest land grab poses danger to archaeological traces of Eezham Tamils
12.10.19 22:23   Photo
Monks step up campaign against Muslims, want to carve out Sinhala colony in Ampaa'rai
11.10.19 22:07   Photo
Vote for Self-Determination, reject major candidates for more effective boycott
10.10.19 23:31   Photo
SL Police intensifies restrictions on Saiva devotees at disputed ‘chaitya’ hilltop in East
09.10.19 20:17  
Indian Coast Guard trespassed into waters off Jaffna, 18 fishers detained since 03 October
08.10.19 18:43  
Divisional Secretary, TNA MPs must act to release Chegnchoalai lands: civil activist
07.10.19 23:12   Photo
Heinous act by HRCSL: former orphans of Chegnchoalai on the brink of losing lands
06.10.19 12:21  
EPDP joins Jaffna protest against desecration of Neeraaviyadi temple
05.10.19 22:06  
Families inheriting lands from parents refused of land registration in Moothoor East
04.10.19 21:50  
SL Archaeology, Police continue to disturb Tamils’ right to worship at Vedukku-naa'ri hilltop
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=2297