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Still 7,393 acre lands in Jaffna District under control of Forces and Police

The statistics collected by the Jaffna District Secretariat shows that even after 6 years have passed after end of the war  totally, 7,933 acre land is under the control of Forces and the Police.

The breakdown is as follows:

Force No of owner families Private Lands(in acre) State Lands(in acre)


Private Houses outside HSZ     
Army 10,359 7,058.2 132.88 106
Police 31 16.37 1.34 102
Navy 105  139.6 45.24 117