Tamil Diplomat

Permission granted to exhume suspected mass grave well

Mannar Courts had granted permission to exhume an alleged mass grave well in Thiruketheeswaram.

During a Road widening project in Thiruketheeswaram, Manthai, Mannar was undertaken; a mass grave was detected along the road. It is alleged the dead bodies were put into a well closer to the road. Now some relatives of missing persons petitioned the court to exhume the said well.

When this case before the magistrate, Alex Rajah, he granted permission to exhume this well and ordered further to complete exhuming between April 6th and 10th.