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A SERIOUS WAR CRIME, A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY:
WHERE ARE THE 800 SRI LANKA POLICEMEN WHO SURRENDRED TO THE LTTE IN JUNE 1990?


Ranil Wickeremasinghe YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS ANSWER! YOU NEED TO GET IT FROM YOUR CURRENT “PEACE” PARTNER AND ALLY, LTTE HEAD VELUPILLAI PRABHAKARAN!

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Today, we have a SERIOUS WAR CRIME, A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY that is being conveniently ignored by the Ranil Wickemasinghe headed Government of Sri Lanka, the Norwegians who are acting as the “peace brokers,” the “International Community,” Amnesty International and other NGOs, and of course, the LTTE aka Tamil Tiger Terrorists (TTT) who are the guilty party to this heinous war crime!


In June 1990, during the infamous UNP regime under R. Premadasa as the President and Ranil Wickremasinghe as the Prime Minister, around 800 Policemen surrendered to the LTTE/TTT when an yet another period of “peace talks,” lasting 14 months between the Government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE/TTT failed. Yes, this failure was after Premadasa/RanilW Government had even supplied the LTTE with weapons/training to fight the Indian peacekeeping force! As per their trademark, at the time of their choosing, the LTTE/TTT carried out blinding, pre-emptive strikes at the security forces’ camps all over the Nation, but more specifically all over the Easter province, which was virtually under Government control prior to the “peace” talks that commenced around March/April 1989. More specifically affected were the numerous Police stations/posts that were scattered all over the Eastern province. These Police stations/posts ensured that the Government’s writ was carried out and the LTTE/TTT were kept at bay in the Eastern province. This sudden onslaught was too much for the security forces to cope with, as they had been lulled into lethargy by the Premada/RanilW headed UNP regime of the day, much as today under the present RanilW headed UNF regime. Then too, these governing Kooks had multi-colored blinkers on, believing that “this time” the LTTE/TTT were sincere about peace. As on prior occasions (and today), the “peace talks” had enabled the LTTE/TTT to become an even more formidable enemy than they were at the commencement of the “peace talks.” As in the past “peace talks,” they had had a free hand in recruiting, fundraising, smuggling weapons, etc. and when they did the blitzkrieg in June 1990, it was with a ten-fold increased strength.


Therefore, when the NE provinces’ Police stations/posts were attacked and surrounded, it was evident that the odds were stacked against the poor Policemen who were caught unawares. However, as per the accounts of a very few escapees from that horror, these brave Policemen fully intended to fight to the last drop of blood and the last bullet - and take as many terrorists with them in the process - as surrender was not an option for them knowing that the LTTE/TTT were not into taking prisoners. Besides, apparently, the belief with the trapped Policemen was that at least some of them could survive if they fought without surrender as the reinforcements – specifically the Army special forces – would eventually come to their rescue after fighting their way through the LTTE/TTT lines. As for the LTTE/TTT, it was fait accompli that the Policemen could be beaten with a sustained attack. However, cunning as they are, the LTTE/TTT wanted to do it with minimum or no casualty to their side. Therefore, they proposed a total surrender with a promise of no harm to these Policemen. As usual, the idiotic UNP leaders of the day – Premadasa/RanilW - fell victim to the LTTE/TTT’s horrific plot. Yes, Premadasa/RanilW - who were the chief architects of the now ruinous “cessation of hostilities” agreement with the LTTE/TTT - immediately instructed the Policemen to surrender without resistance. Thus, the POLICEMEN, TOTALING AROUND 800 FROM ALL OVER THE EASTERN PROVINCE, SURRENDERED WITHOUT A FIGHT AND WERE TO BE NEVER SEEN OR HEARD FROM AGAIN! Additionally, this unconditional surrender enabled the LTTE/TTT to capture the full armory of each Police station/post, resulting in the loss of Millions of dollars worth of military equipment!


Ranil Wickremasinghe, there you have it! I hope you are satisfied! Yes, Ranil Wicremasinghe, now wasn’t that a brilliant piece of strategy? YES, YOUR ASININE STRATEGY RESULTED IN THE SLAUGHTER OF THESE 800 POLICEMEN!


The LTTE/TTT, true to their usual empty promises in the past (given not only to the Government of Sri Lanka, but also to the Government of India), hauled away these Policemen and later slaughtered them in cold blood. Although details are scarce, it has been reported that they were summarily machine-gunned. Other accounts speak of these Policemen being used as targets for live-fire practices and as objects for stabbing/hacking practices for the TTE/TTT new/young cadre who showed reticence for killing and waging war. Therefore, naturally, their bodies have not been recovered to this day.


Today there are many wives and children who lost husbands and fathers due to this Premadasa/ Ranil horrific fiasco. Yes, to this day, they do not know what became of their loved ones. RANILW YOU HAVE A DUTY TO ANSWER THESE PEOPLE! YOU HAVE TO ASK THIS QUESTION FROM YOUR “PEACE” PARTNER AND FRIEND, THE LTTE/TTT MURDER KING – VELUPILLAI PRABHAKARAN!


OBVIOUSLY AS RANIL WICKREMASINGHE WILL NOT WANT TO DWELL INTO THIS HORRIFIC EPISODE FOR WHICH HE IS FULLY RESPONSIBLE (out of sheer embarrassment and also not to endanger his “peace” with the LTTE/TTT), I URGE ALL LOVED ONES (KITH & KIN) OF THESE POLICEMEN THAT THEY SHOULD, AS A CLASS, TAKE THEIR CASE TO THE WORLD WAR CRIMES COURT TO SEEK ANSWERS.


YES, DO NOT LET RANILW OFF THE HOOK!


Today, RanilW is in a mighty haste to exchange prisoners with the LTTE/TTT, which is an exercise essentially to release the captured LTTE/TTT suicide killers . He or his cronies have not once raised the issue of the 800 Policemen as that would be an embarrassment to them and their “peace” partner, the LTTE/TTT murder king.


Once again, today, the country is heading toward disaster due to another round of asinine thinking on the part of RanilW and his cronies. Once again, total trust has been placed with the LTTE/TTT and the Nation’s security apparatus has been virtually dismantled. This bunch of Kooks has now virtually underwritten our demise as a nation – a nation that has had a proud history over 2500 years. Indeed, at the Thailand talks recently, a-fun-time-was-had-by-all, i.e. Ranil’s shortsighted henchmen, LTTE aka Tamil Tiger Terrorist’s (TTT) theoretician Anton Balasingham, and of course, the Norwegians who are our new found “colonial masters” (i.e. colonial parasites) – dismantling the Nation of Sri Lanka. Yes, all-is-well with these parties who are essentially preparing the Requiem for the independent, sovereign Nation of Sri Lanka. Indeed, handshakes, back pats, and smiles all round!


HOWEVER, WHERE ARE THE 800 POLICEMEN?


NISANKA


 

 

 


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