15 May 2015
Sri Lanka's police has warned it will take action against anyone found commemorating dead members of the LTTE.
Speaking to the DailyMirror, Deputy Inspector General for the North, GK Perera, said the police have been placed on high alert "to prevent glorification of dead terrorists".
“We have information that there will be religious ceremonies in Hindu Kovils on Tuesday to remember the dead. We don’t want to disrupt religious activities but if they attempt to commemorate terrorists who died in the separatist war, we would have to take appropriate action to prevent it because commemorating the members of a prohibited terrorist organisation is against the law of the land,” the DIG said.
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