JVP under attack in Jaffna
Nov 14, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti and a group were allegedly attacked by people in Jaffna when they went on a petition signing campaign. According to Police sources, the team led by JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti had visited Jaffna aiming to get signatures for a petition which is to be forwarded to the Government.
In addition, they had also planned to stage a protest today for people who were alleged to have been taken into custody during the humanitarian operation.
The team had given an interview to the Udayan newspaper at the newspaper office.
The team had then met former Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Padmini Sidambaranadan at her residence. While they were making arrangements for the protest which was to be held today, they allegedly came under attack by group of persons.