Police told me that nobody come forward to give information regarding the incidents of sword slashing and that politics is behind it. They have given me a list persons engaged in the sword slashing incidents and they had promised me that they will take action on these people, said the NPC Chief Minister, C.V.Wigneswaran.
A meeting was held between the Chief Minister and the police regarding the Law and Order situation in the peninsula, yesterday. Speaking to the media after this meeting, the CM had said as above.
speaking further, he said that they have given me information on persons engaged in sword slashing , and the type of link between them. They also told me that because of their continuous action, consumption of narcotics and sand smuggling had declined. Discussions were held regarding the Road Accidents and the accidents caused by vehicle parked irresponsibly on the road.
Police also had said that there are two sword groups and there is conflict among them.
I have provided them with whatever information I had on the said groups, said the CM.