03 May 2015
A Northern Provincial Council Member T Ravikaran, on Monday, was summoned by Sri Lankan police to be investigated regarding his actions on Maveerar Naal, which is used by Tamils across the world to commemorate their war dead.
A police notice, written out in Sinhalese was given to Mr Ravikaran by two policemen who visited his house.
The instruction came from Colombo and requested that the Northern Provincial Council member visited the Mullaitivu police station for investigation.
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