Tamil Diplomat

Omanthai camp was not removed, says the Army

The weekly Media conference for announcing the cabinet decisions was held yesterday in the State Information Department. Speaking in the conference, Army spokesman Brigadier Roshan Seneviratne said that Omanthai camp is not removed. However the problem 18 acre land of people near the camp has been taken to the attention of Vavuniya District Secretary.

He was answering the questions of media men regarding the vacation of Omanthai camp.

The public placed claims on lands near the camp. The Army cannot find solution for this. We have handed over the activities regarding this land to the District Secretary. The camp at Omanthai had not been removed. Only the activities connected to the problem regarding the land is being undertaken now he said.