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WANTED - For Murder by India

By Prof. Hudson Mclean

The terrorist leader of the LTTE, is Wanted For Murder by the Indian authorities, for the murder of Rajiv Gandhi the Indian Prime Minister.

The Interpol is charged with a warrant for the arrest of Vellupillai Prabhakaran.

Prabhakaran is also responsible for the murder of Ranasinghe Premadasa, President of Sri Lanka, Ministers and other officials both Sinhala and Tamil.

Currently, a Wanted criminal is making demands on the Leader of a democratically elected government.

What is the legal position of the government under Ranil Wickramasinghe on the issue of acceding to a demand by the Indian government to arrest and handover of a known criminal?

Will the Sri Lankan government rebuff the closest and the most powerful neighbour and nuclear power in South Asia simply to pacify a murderer?

What is the guarantee that the Wild Tiger may turn without any warning to snuff the living daylights out of another leader in Sri Lanka?

Perhaps, the Prime Minister should take a look at the treatment of Al Quaida and Talaban prisoners by Uncle Sam.

Another example, Slobodan Milosovic, is sitting at the United Nations War Crimes Court at the Hague.

We hope that the PM does not take for granted the election victory as a mandate to coddle a Wanted criminal.

What do the readers think?


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