SL Minister Hisbullah's men lead post election violence in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Monday, 21 March 2011, 23:57 GMT]
1.5 million rupees worth fishing equipments belonging to the supporters of
the Peoplesí Movement for Good Governance (PMGG) that contested the
election to the Kaaththaankudi Urban Council held last Thursday against the
ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) led by Deputy Minister
M.L.A.M.Hisbullah. Armed gang deployed allegedly by Mr. Hisbulla had set fire to
fishing huts of PMGG supporters, according to complaints lodged with
the police by the victims.
SL Police in Kaaththaankudi has arrested four persons in connection with the
arson that was committed on the night of Thursday soon after the
polling to the Kaaththaankudi UC was concluded.
During the election campaign, PMGG condemned the Deputy Minister
Hisbullah for utilizing the Sri Lankan state resources for political purposes
and intimidating his political opponents thus obstructing their