Wigneswaran to meet Ranil to discuss concerns

He said that he will discuss the allegation that former LTTE cadres who were released after being rehabilitated, had been injected with a poisonous drug. Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran is to meet Prime Minister Ranul Wickremeinghe to discuss concerns on former LTTE members.Wigneswaran told the Colombo Gazette that he is expected to meet the Prime Minister tomorrow in Colombo following an invitation extended to him. Wigneswaran said that he will also discuss concerns over the failure to release Tamil political prisoners still in detention. The Government has said it is prepared to investigate the allegations that former LTTE cadres were injected with poison if the details of such former LTTE cadres is submitted to the relevant authorities.Minister of National Dialogue Mano Ganeshan said that there is no need for Wigneswaran to take the issue to the international community as it can be investigated locally. Wigneswaran is reported to have sought US assistance to investigate the issue but the US had turned down the request.The Northern Province Chief Minister said that he has advised doctors in the North to look into the issue and submit a report. (Colombo Gazette)Report by Indika Sri Aravinda

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