Nallur DS to go to court over land grab

The Nallur Divisional Secretariat is to file action in court against a move by the military to occupy land which falls under the Secretariat.

According to the Jaffna based Uthayan newspaper, the decision to go to court was taken at a special meeting convened by the Nallur Divisional Secretariat.

The military had taken over the land in front of Thirunelveli milk farm belonging to Nallur Divisional Council despite objections by the Council.

Nallur Divisional Council Chairman P.Vasanthakumar has said that the Council has all the documents to confirm that the land belongs to the Council.

The Uthayan newspaper said that the Northern province Governor is to be informed about the move to file legal action against the army occupation of the land.

It also said that the legal action will be aimed at stopping the army from constructing any building on the disputed land.