(Part of the recovered explosives)
Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan said that, investigations should be carried out on the discovery of a suicide bomber’s kit and a stock of explosives at Chavakachcheri in Jaffna and strict legal action should be taken against those groups connected to them.In an inquiry made by Ceylon Today Opposition Leader Sampanthan said that no one should be given the opportunity to become a threat once again to the security of Sri Lanka.
Everyone should focus their attention on national unity. People in the North have absolutely no need to join terrorist groups. Their main expectation is to live in freedom. Therefore, persons connected to this type of activity should be taken into custody and it is essential to implement the law against them, R. Sampanthan pointed out further.
He also declared that the reports that terrorism is once again raising its head in the Northern Province are completely false.
By Ariyaratne Ganegoda