189 acres released for civilians
Sri Lanka Army released 189 acres of land situated in
the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) Army Cantonment
premises on Wednesday (19) during a formal ceremony, states Army media
With the release of this land, families who were
living elsewhere will be able to return to their original places of
residence in Keppapilavu. The land was formally handed over to the
Maritimepattu Divisional Secretary in the presence the Mullaitivu
District Secretary by Brigadier General Staff, SFHQ-MLT during the
Minister of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation,
Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Hon. D. M. Swaminathan was also
present at the occasion.
In January this year (25 January 2017) an area of 243
acres of land belonging to the people of Keppapilavu which was earlier
used by the security forces was also released for the civilian owners.