Kantalai JVP office attacked

[TamilNet, Sunday, 07 August 2005, 16:05 GMT]
An unidentified person lobbed a grenade into the office of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) in Kantalai town Sunday afternoon around 1.30 p.m. A policeman providing security to the office was injured, Kantalai Police sources said.

Kantalai is located along Trincomalee-Kandy road, about thirty nine km southwest of Trincomalee town.

At that time of incident Mr.Jayantha Wijesekara, JVP parliamentarian of the Trincomalee district, was inside the office. He was unhurt, police sources further said.

The Kantalai Police took a Tamil youth with his motor bicycle seen at the site into custody on suspicion, Police sources said.

The injured policeman was transferred to Dambulla hospital.

 

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