Monk files FR seeking action against terrorists responsible Aranthalawa Massacre

Monk files FR seeking action against terrorists responsible Aranthalawa Massacre

Monk files FR seeking action against terrorists responsible Aranthalawa Massacre

Written by Zulfick Farzan

30 Jun, 2020 | 5:35 pm

Colombo (News 1st); A Fundamental Rights application was filed with the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on Tuesday (30) against the Aranthalawa Massacre committed by the LTTE in 1987.

The FR was filed by Venerable Andaulpatha Buddhasara Thero, a monk who survived the massacre.

The application requests an order be made on the Acting Inspector General of Police and the Attorney General to take immediate legal action against any surviving terrorist responsible for the attack which took place on the 02nd of June 1987.

Venerable Andaulpatha Buddhasara Thero further seeks 20 Million Rupees as compensation for injuries caused to him.

The Acting Inspector General of Police, the Attorney General, and the Director of State Intelligence were named as respondents in the FR application.

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