Tuesday, January 20, 2009

TN demos on lanka turning violent: Shoot-at-sight orders to police

(DM)Protestors who turn violent during demonstrations held in support of Sri Lankan Tamils’ were warned by Tamil Nadu police of stringent action including detention under the National Security Act and shoot-at-sight orders, IANS news agency reported yesterday.

“Those damaging government property will be booked under the NSA. Officers have been instructed to open fire if need be to prevent miscreants setting fire to buses,” Police Director General K.P. Jain told IANS. Full Text