Conviction of ‘LTTE sympathisers’ in India set aside
The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Friday set aside an “illegal conviction and seven-year sentence” imposed by a trial court on three alleged LTTE sympathisers for conspiring to smuggle acetone, glycerine, formaldehyde and dicyanamide to Sri Lanka for making explosive substances and indulging in unlawful activities in 2008. MORE..
Sri Lankan Navy asked not to open fire on fishermen: India
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday informed the Madras High Court Bench in Madurai that it has impressed upon the Sri Lankan Navy “to act with restraint, not to fire on [Indian] fishermen and to treat [Indian] fishermen in a humane manner.” MORE..
Sri Lankan refugee seeks compensation for his daughter’s death
A Sri Lankan refugee at a Tamil Nadu refugee camp today moved the Madras High court seeking Rs 10 lakh in compensation from the state government for the death of his minor daughter who succumbed to injuries as the dilapidated house they were staying in collapsed in rains last year. MORE..