STF exposed in Batticaloa killings: TNA MP

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 June 2008, 01:07 GMT]
The indiscriminate shooting on Sunday by Special Task Force (STF) troops of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) resulting in the killing of two civilians and injuring three others in Ka’luthaava’lai, Batticaloa demonstrates the 'barbaric behaviour' of STF, Batticaloa district Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentarian T.Kanagasabai Batticaloa district said in a press communiqué released Monday.

The MP also pointed out that hundreds of civilians were rounded up by STF troops and taken to Ka’luvaangchchikudi police station but were later released after his intervention. He has also accused that STF troops had forced themselves into the neighbouring houses and smashed up the belongings and property.

Expressing concern over the acts of STF, the parliamentarian states that fear and tension prevail among the public in the area. The details of the incident have already been brought to the attention of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse, Mr.Kanagasabai said.

The TNA MP has called upon the President to conduct judicial investigations into the killing of the innocent civilians, to take legal action on the culprits, and to ensure that attacks on innocent civilians are stopped.

The MP, in the communiqué, appealed to Colombo to pay compensation to the families of the civilians killed in the incident and to provide adequate compensation for the damages caused to the houses and properties.


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