Lead candidate's house attacked in Akkaraippattu

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 00:50 GMT]
Unidentified armed persons Monday early morning lobbed grenades at the house of A.L.Thavam, lead candidate of the National Congress Party (NCP) contesting the forthcoming election to the Akkaraippattu Municipal Council, sources in the East said. Thavam was unhurt but his brother-in-law, A.H. Rathees, sustained injuries . The house sustained extensive damages, according to a complaint lodged with the Akkaraippattu Police.

At that time of grenade attack the lead Thavam was in his office room attending to election work.

NCP is led by Minister Athaullah.

Last week two persons were injured in clash between the supporters of Minister Athaullah and Minister Rauf Hakim. Both are Ministers in the ruling UPFA government.

 

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