Vaiko demands recall of Lankan envoy in Malaysia

VaikoMarumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary Vaiko made a strong case for the recall of Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Malaysia, Ibrahim Sahib Ansar, alleging that he was functioning as a spy of his Government, The Hindu newspaper reported.

In a statement issued in Chennai, he said Ansar was attacked by Tamils because he had threatened to annihilate them the way the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam was destroyed when they expressed their protest against the visit of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

“He was instrumental in branding Tamils who support the Sri Lankan Tamil cause as members of the LTTE and handed them over to the Sri Lankan government,” said Vaiko.

He alleged that Mr. Ansar tried his best to deny visa when he was scheduled to attend the World Tamil Congress in Penang.

“He took steps to send me back to India,” Vaiko alleged.