PLOTE to file legal action

[TamilNet, Thursday, 02 September 1999, 03:37 GMT]
The PLOTE said today that it is contemplating legal actions against police in Vavuniya for assaulting one of its members for helping two children who were wounded in retaliatory fire by the Sri Lankan Security Forces.

PLOTE sources said Kannaki Pakiyanathan, a cadre of the organisation, had accompanied the parents to the Police Public Relation (PPR) office in the Vavuniya Kachcheri premises yesterday to help them to obtain clearance to visit their children who are currently being treated at the Anuradhapura hospital.

Tamils holding a restricted residence pass in Vavuniya have to seek special clearance from the PPR for obtaining a travel pass that enables them to go beyond the confines of the town from the police post on Goodshed Road.

The officer in charge of the PPR, Sub Inspector Wijeratna, had insulted and severely assaulted Kannaki Pakkiyanathan when he (the PLOTE cadre) went in to the office with the parents of the children.

The PLOTE said they intend to file a case in the Vavuniya courts against the Sub Inspector. The two children were wounded in SLA retaliatory fire following a grenade attack on the police on August 25.


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