Tamil Diplomat

Hindrances in former militants getting Medical advice

When the Medical Services intended for the former militants commenced yesterday, only few former militants were present to avail themselves of the services, due to the face the movement of state intelligence operatives in their numbers was seen in and around the stipulated hospitals.

Intelligence operatives were present in Killinochchi hospital while the service was in progress.

Following complaints of toxic injections being administered to militants in the rehabilitation camps, the Northern Health Minister had arranged for medical checkups for former militants and he had requested the former militants to make themselves available with theses services.

Because of the heavy presence of the operatives several former militants went away without attending it. From Kilinochchi district which has large number of former militants, only 7 attended the service clinics.

The Hospital circles said this clinic will be again held on Friday the 9th.