Youth tortured in Jaffna police station- HRCSL

[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 August 2004, 07:17 GMT]
The Jaffna regional office of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has determined after an inquiry that the fundamental human rights of Mr.Gajendran (20) was violated by the Police when he was detained in the Jaffna police station for investigation on 17 March this year. The matter has been forwarded to the head quarters of the HRCSL for necessary legal action against the errant police officers, sources said.

The Jaffna regional office of the HRCSL has brought this to the notice of the National Police Commission (NPC) and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for necessary action, sources said.

According to Jaffna regional office of the HRCSL, Gajendran was allegedly tortured by police personnel led by a sub-inspector when he being held in the Jaffna police station for inquiry.

HRCSL Jaffna regional office conducted an inquiry into the complaint made by Mr. Gajendran and found evidence of torturing the youth by police officials, sources said.

 

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