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Supreme Court case filed after church land grabbed

Father Jeyaraj Rasiah has filed a case in Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court, in an attempt to force the Sri Lankan Air Force to cancel their seizure of land that belongs to a Catholic Church in Trincomalee.

Two years ago, the Sri Lankan Air Force came and seized the land, that has belonged to the Church for over 50 years, and stopped all persons from entering the area stated the Father.

He went on to add that despite complaints being submitted to the Air Force, there has been no response and no explanation given as to why the land was seized.

See the story on BBC Tamil here.

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