|Purpose of detaining Tamil prisoners in the South is obvious from the past experiences. In Welika and Bindunuweewa they were massacred and the Sinhala police and judges are complicit in setting the offenders free without any retrial or investigation.
The incident occurred in two different series of actions: the first on 25 July 1983 when 35 Tamil prisoners were attacked and killed by Sinhalese inmates. The second massacre was two days later when Sinhalese inmates killed another 18 Tamil detainees and 3 prison deputies.
The prison guards supplied weapons ...
In Bindunuweewa massacre 28 Tamil suspects were slaughtered in the presence of the police and the judges set all of the accused free
Edited By - saleemtariq - 27 Jul 2010 13:25:05 GMT