Jan 22, 2019

Cable case against Jaffna Mayor!

The Jaffna Mayor Arnold Emmanuel has been served summons to appear in court regarding allegations of having destroyed the property belonging to 30 cable television centres.

The cables of several television stations which had been operating in Jaffna without a valid license had been removed by the Jaffna Municipal Council and the Police. Therefore, these cable operators had filed charges in the Jaffna District Court against the Mayor and the Police.

Accordingly, the Mayor had been issued summons to appear in court.

The Jaffna Municipal Council had taken measures to remove all the cables put up by these cable operators as it was obstructing the Jaffna town.