Situation Emerged at Navanthurai Effectively Controlled
:: 2011-08-23 13:05:26 Hours]
An unruly mob who disturbed the normalcy in violent behaviour was
overpowered and taken into custody by the Police and Security Forces
in Navanthurai area in Jaffna on Monday (22) night.
was compelled to summon reinforcement from the Army to control the
situation as the organized gang turned more violent paying no heed
to repeated requests of the Police to disperse.
investigations conducted into the situation has proved that an anti-social
element had created an unwanted situation on personal motives attributing
to stories of so-called “Grease Devil” (Grease Yaka) which is playing
havoc in some parts of the country.
Police with assistance of Security Forces personnel brought the
situation under full control and arrested more than one hundred
such culprits who are to be brought before the Courts of Law.
Jaffna Police are conducting further investigations.