Batticaloa News in Brief

[TamilNet, Sunday, 20 July 2003, 17:07 GMT]
LTTE Senior Commander Karuna meets Tamil activists, Sathurukondan residents undergo security checks and LTTE to open Eastern Police Head Quarters in Kokkadichcholai.

Karuna meets Tamil activists

Senior Commander of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Col.Karuna, met with supporters and activists from the Batticaloa district at the Meenaham Guest House Sunday, sources in Batticaloa said.

Discussions centered on the future plans for the Batticaloa deistrict development, whether the basic necessities of people of the district are met, Education in the district and the prospects for economic advancement of the district, sources attending the discussions said.

More than 200 Batticaloa supporters and activists participated in the sessions.

Police conduct search on Sathurukondan residents

Sri Lanka Police Saturday conducted searches on civilians passing along the main road in Sathurukondan in Batticaloa district between 9am and 4 pm, sources said.

Passengers in vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians were subjected to the search, security sources added. Belongings of the passengers and Identity cards were thoroughly checked, according to sources.

Meanwhile, searches were also conducted in Morakottanchenai and Pethalai, sources said.

Political observers in the East say that there is notable increase in the harassment to the public by the security forces.

Regional Tamileelam Police Head Office to be opened in Kokkadicholai

Gangai Alahan, Head of the Tamil Eelam police force of the Eastern region, said that the LTTE is planning to open its regional Head Quarters in Kokkadicholai, sources said.

Discussions to educate the public on the legal aspects of Tamil Eelam police are being held at village level and soon these will be introduced to school students, the LTTE official said.

He added that the LTTE is also planning to open two additional Tamileelam Police stations in Karadiyanaaru and Vakarai areas.

 

Latest 15 Reports
24.04.22 05:44  
தீவின் நெருக்கடிச் சூழலில் ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசம் கடைப்பிடிக்கவேண்டிய நிலைப்பாடுகள்
09.04.22 14:44   Photo
குறிதவறும் ஈழத்தமிழர் தலைமைகளுக்கு வரலாறு தருகின்ற எச்சரிக்கை
21.01.22 07:24   Photo
ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசத்தின் தலைமைத்துவம் தேர்தல் அரசியற் கட்சிகளுக்கு அப்பாலானது
02.11.21 15:32   Photo
13 ஆம் சட்டத்திருத்தத்தால் கட்டமைக்கப்பட்ட இன அழிப்பை எதிர்கொள்ள முடியுமா?
15.09.21 08:19  
English version not available
17.05.21 19:23   Photo
Ananthi blames war criminal Silva for blocking collective memorial at Mu'l'livaaykkaal
09.04.21 14:46  
English version not available
23.03.21 12:41   Photo
No focus on Tamil genocide, geopolitics gets played out in Geneva in favour of QUAD formation
21.03.21 13:34   Photo
Navi Pillay explains ‘human rights’ limitations in Geneva on Tamil genocide
15.03.21 20:36   Photo
Deceived Tamil activists in UK falsely claimed ‘substantial changes’ to Zero draft
09.03.21 21:34   Photo
UK repeatedly wronged Tamils says hunger-striker, demands genocide justice
26.02.21 11:53   Photo
Tamils witness false dilemma in Geneva as geopolitical formations pit against each other
19.02.21 14:02   Photo
UK not prepared to push for ICC option in new UNHRC Resolution
07.02.21 23:16   Photo
Unprecedented P2P uprising paves the way for rights-oriented politics of Tamils and Muslims
22.01.21 08:01   Photo
Gotabaya sets up deceptive COI citing ‘sovereignty’ and ‘non-aligned’ foreign policy
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=9474