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TNA condemns attack on Jaffna judge; urges IGP for prompt action

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All the persons responsible for the attack on Jaffna High Court Judge Ilanchezhiyan should be immediately arrested, the Tamil National Alliance said yesterday.

In a statement the TNA yesterday condemned the attack on Jaffna High Court Judge Ilanchezhiyan and urged IGP Pujith Jayasundara to investigate the incident promptly.

“The general public to cooperate to bring an end to all violent actions,” TNA Spokesman MP M.A. Sumanthiran said in a media statement.

TNA said that it was gravely concerned that the incidents of crime in Jaffna peninsula had reached serious levels.  

“While we strongly condemn these kinds of violent attacks on the judiciary, we are gravely concerned that the incidents of crime in the Jaffna peninsula have reached serious levels. It also raises serious doubts as to who wants to gain benefits out violence,” he said.

He said that all responsible individuals behind the attack should be immediately arrested and general public to cooperate to bring an end to all violent actions. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)

 

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  • ceylon Sunday, 23 July 2017 04:10 PM

    condemn is nothing.help.police to catch the criminals. via DM Android App

    ari Sunday, 23 July 2017 07:06 PM

    This was not an attack on the judge. It was a preplanned attack on the policemen escorting the judge. Whom are we trying to fool.

    Rohitha Sunday, 23 July 2017 07:18 PM

    I think most of TNA Mps responsible to these violence in Jaffna district. when jaffna people attack several time to military personal they never condemn these attack. when tamil people involved they need action. this is call double standard.

    Gayan Sunday, 23 July 2017 07:55 PM

    On one hand they want the security forces removed from north and from the same mouth they complain about security. Irony.

    shanthapriya Monday, 24 July 2017 10:09 AM

    This is their official statement.What is their unofficial statement over the killing.


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