Two Jaffna University student factions clash

Jaffna University

A clash is reported to have erupted between two groups of students of the Jaffna University's Management Faculty after consuming liquor inside the premises on Thursday resulting in four students being admitted to the Jaffna Base Hospital.

According to reports the students had been behaving in an indecent manner after receiving the Mahapola Scholarship fees.

The university authorities said they would take disciplinary action against the students involved in the fracas and for consuming liquor in the premises. 

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Ex-LTTE spokesman 'Daya Master' assaulted in Jaffna

Daya Master

A man was arrested by the Jaffna Police in connection with assaulting former LTTE media spokesman Daya Master in Jaffna yesterday.

Daya Master who is also the Media Director of DAN TV, a private media institution was assaulted in his office at the Hospital Road in Jaffna.

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One arrested with 4 kg of Kerala cannabis in Nelliady-Jaffna

Kerala cannabis in Nelliady-Jaffna, Nelliady

A suspect has been arrested with four kilograms of Kerala cannabis, in Nelliady-Jaffna last evening (29).

The suspect was arrested while transporting the haul of Kerala cannabis from Jaffna at a vehicle check point in Nelliady. 
The seized stock of Kerala cannabis, the suspect and the motorbike will be produced before Jaffna Magistrate.

Further investigations into the incident are being carried out by Nelliady Police.

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Candidates to quit the election:New Crisis to Ilankai Tamilarasu Katsi

Candidates to quit the election:New Crisis to Ilankai Tamilarasu Katsi

The 7 candidates belonging to Ilankai Tamilarasu Katsi, who were nominated to compete in the municipal council Savakacheri, Jaffna, announced to quit the election, the sources said.

They’ve submitted their decision by a written letter to Mavai Senathiraja, the leader of ITK and TNA Parliamentarian.

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Tamil People’s Council convenes to discuss Local Government elections

Tamil People’s Council convenes to discuss Local Government elections

A special meeting of the Tamil People’s Council (TPC) headed by Chief Minister of the Northern Province C.V.Vigneswaran was held today (12), at the Jaffna library. 

Reports confirm that the meeting was held to discuss the problems surrounding the upcoming local government elections. 

A lengthy discussion was held as to whether or not the TPC will contest the elections as a registered political party or if a new party should be created for the Tamil people. 

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Husband and Wife Arrested With Fake Currency Notes

Husband and Wife Arrested

A married couple aged 26 and 19  was arrested in Ariyalai, Jaffna with worth Rs. 2.06 million fake currency notes.

400 forged Rs. 5,000 notes and 168 fake Rs. 1,000 currency notes have been recovered from them.

Further investigations are carried out by police.

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Jaffna resident killed in motorcycle accident

Jaffna resident killed in motorcycle accident

Police say a resident of Jaffna was killed in a road accident last night (28).

The deceased was travelling on a motorcycle when it collided with a military vehicle.

The 36-year-old person had died after he was admitted to Jaffna Hospital.

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President Maithripala Sirisena Visited Vidya’s house

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President Maithripala Sirisena visited the family of Vidya, the school girl who was raped and murdered in Jaffna.

President Maithripala Sirisena visited them responding to a request made by Vidya’s mother at the occasion the president was participating at the concluding ceremony of the Nila Mehewara – President’s People Service National Program, held at Saivapragasa Ladies’ College in Vavuniya yesterday (21st Oct.).

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Posters in Jaffna call for Hartal:Vidya's murderers

Vidya's murderers,Vidya

Posters appeared in the Jaffna town yesterday calling for a Hartal today demanding legal action against all those who attempted to protect the murderers of schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya.

The posters carried pictures of State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran and Attorney Thamil Maran who appeared for Swiss Kumar.

The posters claimed that when the first accused Swiss Kumar was in custody, it was the state minister and the attorney who assisted in getting him released.

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Two policemen assaulted in Jaffna

Two policemen assaulted in Jaffna

Two police officers were hospitalised after they were assaulted with swords and clubs by a gang arrived on motorcycles at Kopay in Jaffna today.

Police said the injured policemen were admitted to the Jaffna Hospital. The Kopay Police are investigating.

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