Minister calls for detailed report on tense situation between MP and police
June 4, 2023 07:31 pm
Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles has called for a detailed report on the heated situation that had recently prevailed involving All Ceylon Tamil Congress leader MP Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam and a group of police officers in Jaffna.
Accordingly, Alles stated that the Senior Deputy Inspector General (SDIG) of Police of Jaffna has been informed to provide a special report on the incident as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Police are due to present the matter to court tomorrow (05 June).
A recent video being circulated on several social media platforms showed a heated situation between the MP and several officers, believed to be attached to the Jaffna Police, while Ponnambalam was engaging with area residents.