Intelligence operatives harass freelance journalist in Mannaar

Two unidentified operatives claiming to be Sri Lankan intelligence officers interrogated Senior Journalist P.A. Antony Mar in Mannaar at his residence on Tuesday, the freelance journalist has complained to SL Police Tuesday evening. The investigation was carried out in a threatening manner, the journalist told Police in his complaint.

The so-called intelligence officers came in a motorbike to Antony Mar’s residence situated on Moor Street and collected his personal details and questioned him in a threatening voice.

Mr Antony Mar has been associated with Ilangkai Thamizh Arasuk Kadchi (ITAK) earlier. He was an ITAK candidate in an earlier election, media sources in Mannaar said.

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