Ki'n'niyaa resettled Muslims protest against police brutality

[TamilNet, Friday, 05 November 2010, 17:52 GMT]
Hundreds of Tamil-speaking Muslims Friday held a demonstration after Jumma Prayers at Buhary junction in Ki'n'niyaa town against the destruction of huts and crops of more than thirty five resettled Muslim people in Ka'ndal-kaadu by the police. They carried placards condemning the brutality of the Police.

The demonstration was organized by the Federation of Mosques in Ki'n'niya division.

A police party went to Ka'ndal-kaadu on Monday and set fire to the huts and damaged food crops of the resettled in their lands after several years. Police personnel forced them out of their lands without any notice, protesters said.

They wanted that civil authorities to allow them to resettle in their lands in Ka'ndal-kaadu and to take appropriate action against the police.

 

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