ACTC candidate attacked in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 07 April 2010, 09:29 GMT]
Three unidentified persons waylaid and attacked a candidate of the All Ceylon Tamil Congress (ACTC) when he was returning home on his motorbike Tuesday night around 10 p.m. His house is located in Orr’s Hill, a suburb in Trincomalee town.

The victim has been identified as Phillipiah Johnson contesting Moothoor electorate in the ACTC list of candidates, in the general election in the Trincomalee district.

Trincomalee police said the injured candidate had made a complaint in this connection that some unidentified persons had attacked him Tuesday night when he was returning home in Oor’s Hill.

Johnson is warded in the Trincomalee general hospital.


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