Police attempted to disrupt prisoner’s funeral: AFHR

[ Daily Mirror ] - [ Aug 10, 2012 14:23:14 GMT ]

Activists for Human Rights (AFHR) today alleged that the Jaffna Police attempted to influence family members to conduct the funeral of Mariadas Navis Dilrukshan, this evening AFHR Executive Committee Member Udul Premarathne said the Jaffna Police officials had requested the Jaffna Magistrate to issue a court order to prevent a large crowd from attending Dilrukshana’s funeral. However, the Jaffna Magistrate had refused to issue such an court order and had advised the family to hold the funeral according to their wishes. [ full story ]

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