Nov 29, 2017

Legal action against Mahaviru organisers

State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijayawardana said legal action will be taken against groups who organised and celebrated the commemoration ceremony of LTTE Leader Prabhakaran.

The Minister said the CID had been instructed to conduct investigations to determine who was behind the organising of the commemoration ceremony and if evidence confirms their participation, legal action would be initiated against them.

He noted that several criminal incidents had been reported from the North recently and opinions of some suggest that these incidents are of grave nature.

Wijayawardana said the LTTE is a banned organisation and that no one has the authority to organise LTTE commemoration ceremonies.

He made this comment yesterday (28) in response to questions posed by the media regarding the Mahaviru ceremonies in the North.