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Jaffna Security Forces Commander Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe said that military was gradually reducing its presence in Jaffna and being replaced by the Police since civil administration had been established in Jaffna.

Major General Hathurusinghe revealed this during his meeting with the Australian High Commissioner in Colombo Ms Robyn Mudie who was on a visit to Jaffna with two other officials yesterday.

“The Army in Jaffna has already handed over a majority of the civilians’ houses and lands to their legitimate owners, and will continue to do so considering the security situation,” Maj. Gen. Hathurusinghe told Mudie.

  Comments - 8

  • Nihal Amarasekera Tuesday, 29 May 2012 04:58 AM

    It seems that Sri Lanka is answerable to the whole world; jealousy for defeating the most ruthless terrorist outfit in the world without listening to their dictates.

    Labby Tuesday, 29 May 2012 05:31 AM

    What a downright lie !!

    BlindSide Tuesday, 29 May 2012 11:42 AM

    War or peace, in today civilized world we have to honor human rights. Just a clue, think.

    teewee Tuesday, 29 May 2012 12:12 PM

    It is true, and also terrorism is a business for them by supplying arms both side if they could,,votes for politicians to be in power. Harper the one who branded LTTE as terrorist org.and later he go back to them for votes.Canadian politician getting to world politics without they working for Canadians and settling their un employment issues.etc. Fund raising is an big issues and lots of jobs.

    lankashantha Wednesday, 30 May 2012 07:06 AM

    President said he won't reduce the Army presence in the North and East, just one week before. What this man is telling?

    Silva Wednesday, 30 May 2012 08:22 AM

    Is he talking about Colombo?

    Saleem Wednesday, 30 May 2012 09:08 AM

    Heavy presence of the armed forces can be seen everywhere. What is worse is that they speak a language different from the locals giving the impression of alien occupation.

    Sriminnal Tuesday, 29 May 2012 06:02 PM

    You cannot fool the world. Lirs, Lies,Lies and big lies.


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