2ND LEAD (CORRECTION)

SLN confiscates outboard motors of Neduntheevu fishermen

[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 May 2007, 18:17 GMT]
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) soldiers Sunday confiscated all outboard engines belonging to Neduntheevu fishermen while allowing the passenger transport by boat between Ku'rikaadduvaan in Pungkudutheevu to Neduntheevu, sources in the islet said. Neduntheevu residents trapped in Jaffna peninsula for three days were able to return to the islet, civil society sources said.

SLN commanders summoned all fishermen for a meeting Saturday accused the residents of not providing vital information on the impending attack by the Tigers and for failing to co-operate with the troops.

The Commanders then ordered all fishermen to handover the outboard motors to the SLN camp on Sunday.

The predominantly fishing population of Neduntheevu will be unable to undertake deep-sea fishing without the outboard motors and will suffer severe economic impact, fisheries officials in Jaffna said.

Reports from the islet indicated that the SLN commanders are seriously considering shutting down the SLN camp that was overrun by the Sea Tigers' pre-dawn attack Thursday.


Chronology:

 

Latest 15 Reports
15.03.19 21:02   Photo
TNA hierarchy backs controversial Sinhala extremist project at Jaffna entrance
14.03.19 22:36  
STF commandos torture Tamil man in Batticaloa, victim held incommunicado
13.03.19 14:11   Photo
Tamil parties failing to single-mindedly demand genocide justice, more dangerous than ITAK
12.03.19 17:28   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala Buddhicisation of 40 more locations in Mullaiththeevu
11.03.19 17:33   Photo
118 Muslim families demand occupying SL Navy to release their lands in Mannaar
10.03.19 18:34   Photo
Colombo sabotaging mass grave investigations and Tamils learning lessons on ‘hybrid’ paradigm
09.03.19 17:11   Photo
Manipulations at work to nullify NPC-evolved identity to Eezham Tamils food court
08.03.19 20:24  
Occupying Colombo set to grab 227 acres of private lands in Vali North in Jaffna
07.03.19 21:10   Photo
Intelligence establishments poised to escalate religious fundamentalism in Mannaar
06.03.19 17:29   Photo
Sinhala ‘emperor’ monk wants Muslims expelled from Arisi-malai in Trincomalee
05.03.19 19:42   Photo
Tamils mark Shivaratri at base of hill seized by SL Archaeology Department in Trincomalee
04.03.19 14:18  
Ranil's ‘development’ of North-East is divide-and-rule imposed on Tamils
03.03.19 18:05   Photo
Protest continues beyond two years at Keappaa-pulavu in Mullaith-theevu
02.03.19 11:09   Photo
Desecration of Sivalingam by SL Archaeology Department sparks tension in Trincomalee
01.03.19 21:52  
Colombo wants to mark ancient villages in East as ‘Sinhala Buddhist’ villages
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=22288