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TNA Rejects Allegations About Party Leader Sampanthan Forcing His Way Into a Military Camp In Kilinochchi

By - Wed Apr 27, 11:36 pm

Hitting out against the ‘camp controversy’ yesterday, the main opposition Tamil National Alliance rejected claims that its leader Rajavarothiam Sampanthan had forced his way into a military camp in Kilinochchi and said the Opposition Leader had complained to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that the army was illegally occupying land owned by private citizens in the area.

Addressing a media conference in Colombo yesterday, TNA Spokesman and Jaffna District Legislator M.A. Sumanthiran said TNA Leader Sampanthan had met with the Prime Minister at Temple Trees that morning to take up the issue.

The Prime Minister had promised to call for a report from the military regarding the property in question, he added.Sumanthiran said the army was in “illegal, forcible occupation” of the area.

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