18 September, 2019

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The Attackers Of The TNA Karainagar Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Identified As Army Intelligence Officers

The Center for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) has noted one incidents of polls related violence in the Northern Province, last night.

Dr Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu - Co-Convenor CMEV

The residence of Karainagar Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Velayudam Anaimugan (TNA) was stoned at about 12.45 a.m by a group of unknown persons.

Mr. Anaimugan stated that while he was returning from the TNA election meeting held near the Sivakamy Amman Temple at about around 10.30 p.m the previous night (16th September 2013) he observed 06 people on 03 Motor cycles in front of his house. Upon seeing him approach these individuals had allegedly fled the location. Mr. Anaimugan stated that he was only able to note the registration number of one motor cycle (VI 6465) but identified several persons in the group as officers attached to the Army intelligence. Mr. Velayudam Anaimugan has informed the Police emergency unit about this incident but has not logged a formal complaint.

When contacted by CMEV the Kayts Police station confirmed that they received a complaint that the Karainagar Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman’s house had been attacked and had deployed a mobile police team to investigate at about 1.30 a.m. The police further stated that as the complainant refused to give a statement at the time he was asked to make a statement at the Kayts police station within the course of the day but that he had not done so. Police further stated that they were unaware that this was an election related incident or that officers attached to Military intelligence units were involved.

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    And….the writer of the expose is long identified as a [Edited out]

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      hey Dandy boy so if someone who exposes bad things is a bad guy in your view is it? one helluva chap you seem to be hahahahahahaah

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    Pity for Sri Lanka ..as no law and order and No Press freedom this is expected ..very sad with all know crimes the UN still keeping silent and the people of Sri Lanka are suffering and living their life in fear to report incidents..

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    Why won’t the police conduct and identification parade?

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    This is the first time I suppose that violence happened in the North.

    Tamils never beat or kill Tamils for any other reason.

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