The tense situation created after the clash between villagers in Nindawur in Akkaraipaththu area and STF personnel has not subsided and a ‘harthal’is being organized in the area say reports.
Clothes similar to LTTE uniforms have been found where the ‘harthal’is being organized and villagers say security sections would have placed them there to complicate the situation.
Villagers in Akkaraipathtu area engaged in an agitation yesterday (17th) blocking Akkaraipathtu – Kalmunai road protesting against a situation that flared up regarding several thefts said to have taken place in Nindawur village recently.
A tense situation was created when STF personnel in uniform and in civies had been deployed to disperse the agitation. The DIG Battiacaloa had to intervene to settle the clash that resulted.