Sarathambal's funeral held

[TamilNet, Thursday, 13 January 2000, 12:12 GMT]
The burial of a young Brahmin woman, Sarathambal took place at the Khanate cemetery, Borella in Colombo today. Sarathamabal,29, was gang-raped and murdered in Punguduthivu in Jaffna, allegedly by Sri Lanka Navy personnel on 28 December 1999.

sara_funeral_1_13012000.jpgHer father Chandrasekara Sarma and her three-year old daughter performed the last rites.

The funeral arrangements were made by the EPDP and the Forum for Human Dignity.

Mr.Vasudeva Nanayakara, Member of Parliament and who unsuccessfully contested the last presidential election, Mr.S.Sivadasan, EPDP Parliamentarian,Ms Maheswary Velautham, Attorney-at-Law and the Secretary Of the Forum for Human Dignity and Mr.Nimalka Fernando Of the Movement for Inter Racial, Justice and Equality delivered funeral orations.

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