Tamil Diplomat

Mannar mass grave well to be excavated on 19th

The alleged mass grave well in Mannar is to be excavated on 19th. The Attorney at Laws who appeared on behalf of the petitioners said that as there are doubts raised regarding the storage mechanism of the excavated remains, suitably qualified experts should be invited to take part in the excavation.

They also said that although the CID had submitted report that a cemetery existed at the excavation site, the particular area was near Thiruketheswaram Tample and even ifthere was a cemetery the custom was to cremate the dead, not to bury them.

On hearing the arguments, the judge determined that the judge, Attorneys, Police and representatives to visit the site and make necessary decisions on protecting the site.