Tamils arrest – Complaint lodged with Lankan HRC


A complaint has been lodged with the Sri Lankan Human Rights Commission (HRC) in Jaffna regarding the arrest of seven people by Sri Lankan forces on terrorism related charges, the Jaffna HRC office said. The seven people have been arrested by the Lankan Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) and taken to Colombo, the complaint said. Of the seven arrested, five had been arrested in Kopai and 2 in Chavakacheri and charge sheets have also been issued. According to the Jaffna HRC the seven people were among the war displaced in the Wanni who were resettled in Kopai and Chavakacheri. ]]>


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