Former JVP MP questioned by the CID over meeting with Vanni parents in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 27 May 2010, 09:43 GMT]
Former JVP Parliamentarian Ramalingam Chandrasekar was questioned by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials and Army Intelligence Personnel soon after he met parents of the disappeared persons from Jaffna at Narayana Mandapam in Grandpass in Colombo District on Wednesday morning.

The meeting was organized by the Inter-University Students Federation to collect the details about the disappeared Tamil persons in various parts of the country including the North and East.

Mr. Chandrasekar said he met about sixty families of the disappeared persons mainly from Jaffna afterwards he had discussion for two hours and he advised them to complain to the CID to find out the whereabouts of the missing persons.

Soon after the family members left the Mandapam he was cordoned by the CID officials and questioned for more than a hour to find out the details of the relatives he had met with. Soon after the police left the Mandapam a group of Army intelligence in uniform and civil raided the Mandapam preventing him from leaving the premises. He was then questioned by the Army Intelligence officials as to where he had received the authority to meet with the families.


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