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TNA condemns Jaffna incident

22 October 2016 09:27 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday condemned the incident that took place in Jaffna yesterday, where two university students were killed.

TNA Chief and Opposition Leader R Sampanthan met President Maithripala Sirisena while attending an event in Trincomalee yesterday morning and raised concerns regarding the incident, according to a statement issued by the TNA.

It said a special police unit had been deployed in Jaffna since then to investigate the incident on the orders of the President and the police officers who had allegedly involved in the incident have been taken into custody.

Mr. Sampanthan who also spoke to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and expressed his dissatisfaction regarding the incident, has also requested the IGP to conduct an impartial investigation and take immediate action, the TNA said.

The TNA expressed its deep regret about this incident and conveyed its condolences to the families, friends and the loved ones of the deceased.

  Comments - 7

  • Selvyn Saturday, 22 October 2016 10:14 AM

    From this incident only MR and JO will be happy and soon move to exploit deeply to use it as a weapon for their advantage via DM Android App

    Sam Saturday, 22 October 2016 11:07 AM

    Impartial investigation is a must !

    ravin Saturday, 22 October 2016 12:05 PM

    The law and order should be maintained at every corner of the country. There is no question about it. But if the officers were honest and told the truth upfront without any manipulation the out come would be much accepted by everyone.

    SL Saturday, 22 October 2016 12:35 PM

    investigate !

    lokka Saturday, 22 October 2016 01:04 PM

    this country still hasn't learned from the past

    Harry Sunday, 23 October 2016 06:28 PM

    Our opposition leader comments only for incidents of Tamil persons he doesn't represents the others!

    Kathir Sunday, 23 October 2016 07:51 PM

    At least now on wards all Sinhalese polices and arm forces should be reduced and no more sinhalese police without good Knowledge in Tamil.

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