TNA MP calls for an investigation on mass graves in Jaffna

Thursday January 10, 2019

A TNA MP has called for an investigation on mass graves in Mandaithivu and Neerveli, Jaffna.


Speaking at the Sri Lankan Parliament on Wednesday, Mr Sivagnanam Sritharan MP said in 1990 around 120 Tamils from Velanai and Mankumban were arrested and summarily executed by the Sri Lankan security forces.


Their bodies were buried in the land adjoining St Thomas Church and Sempaddu Pillaiyar Temple in Mandaithivu, the TNA MP added.


Mr Sritharan said there are also mass graves in Neerveli, Valikamam.