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Petition filed calling Northern Commander in court

[BBC, Friday, 30 December 2011 09:31 No Comment]

20111215182703kugan203gif The Appeal Court of Sri Lanka has accepted a petition filed by the parents of two activists of ‘Jana Aragalaya ‘(People’s Struggle), Lalith Kumar Weeraraj and Kugan Muruganathan.

The parents of the two activists, in their petition, have petetioned to the appeal court to order the army commander in Jaffna to produce the two activists before the court.

The court having accepted the petition ordered court registrar to fix dates for public hearing.

The two activists were in Jaffna to organise an event to commemorate the International Human Rights Day. They have been missing since 9 December.

Security forces responsible

The petitioners said in their petition that since the whole of Jaffna peninsula is under army control, they, the security forces are responsible for any incidents happening in the peninsular.

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