“An impartial inquiry should be held regarding a Tamil political Prisoner being attacked by prison officials. Action should be taken against the officials who attacked the Tamil Political Prisoner.” said a memorandum handed over the Superintendent of Prisons. The President of the Group for finding missing persons, Sundaram Mahendran had handed over this memorandum day before yesterday.
Velayutham Varatharajan is detained in prison accused of the attack on former President Chandrika Kumaranathunge. He was admitted to Welikade Prison jail as per the instructions of the Prison Doctor. On being taken to the hospital he had been mercilessly assaulted. An impartial inquiry should be held, said the Memorandum.