A plaint has been filed by the owner of Srithar theatre located in the centre of Jaffna Town, in the Jaffna district Court, pleading restore the title of the Srithar Theatre with compensation.
AAL, Kesavan Sayanthan had filed this plaint with six persons including Ratnasabapathy Srithar and the Secretary of EPDP, Douglas Devanantha and another person as respondents.
Exploiting the disturbed situation that prevailed during 1996, the respondent had illegally occupied the property and had kept the property for 20 years without paying any rent.
Because of this a loss of Rs. 75,000/-per month was caused to us, the plaintiffs. The respondent had to pay us Rs. 100 Million as the loss in rent and the interest on the unpaid rent, the plaintiffs had pleaded. They have also pleaded that the title of the property along with the cost of the case.