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NewsArrests in Jaffna:Complaints increased to 43

Arrests in Jaffna:Complaints increased to 43


Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission’s Jaffna regional branch Regional Coordinator T.Thanagaraj informed that 43 complaints have been received about the arrest carried out by the Terrorism Investigation unit. 
Continuous arrests are taking place in the Jaffna peninsula from last 27th, after the heroes’ day.
Jaffna university students, former rebels from the Tamil Eelam Liberation tigers, persons who had worked by the companies administrated by Tamil Eelam Liberation tigers are arrested by the Vavuniya Terrorism Investigation unit.

On last 17th  two persons from the Valvettithurai area , one person from Kopay vicinity  on last 5th and  four persons on last 14th from Kilinochchi district were arrested.
Complaints in regard to these were recorded last Wednesday at the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission’s Jaffna Regional branch.

Four complaints were recorded two days back which totaled 43 persons from the Jaffna peninsula had been arrested by the Terrorism Investigation unit.

Out of these two complaints regarding the arrest of Jaffna university students, four complaints about the arrest from Kilinochchi district had been recorded at the Human Rights Commission.

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