Thursday, July 9, 2009

Five Tamil Docs Charged For Spreading False Information On War Declared They Were Under LTTE Preasure

Five Tamil Doctors who were charged by the Sri Lankan Government with providing false information to the International and Local Media on Civilian Casualties during the Fighting against LTTE says they done so due to the Pressure of the LTTE.
Addressing a Press Briefing in Colombo yesterday the five doctors,Satyamoorthy,Varatharaja,Illanchelliyan,,Sivapalan and shanmugaraja told that the civilian casualties during the Confrontation between Government Forces and LTTE in the last stage stands at around 300 and not in thousands as foreign media reported.Out of these Doctors Sivapalan and Shanmugaja are LTTE Medical Corps.

These Five Doctors were captured by the Sri Lankan Army in last may while they were trying to crossing over to the Government held Area from the then No War Zone soon after the War against LTTE Finishes.Since then they are under Police Arrest and the CID questioning them on their links with the LTTE.

Large Stock Of Expired Pethidine Injection Vials Still In The MSD Stores

Around 360,000 vials of expired Pethidine Injections are still in the Stores of Medical Supplies Division without destroying it Health Ministry Sources said.These Injection Vials were expired on January 31 this year and the whole stock is removed from the Government Hospitals in early February.

Thereafter the Health Ministry Officials said that the stock will be destroyed but still they didn't take any steps to do that according to the Officials.When contacted the Director General Of Health Services Dr.Ajith Mendis said that these Vials of Pethidine are not destroyed due to the ongoing Investigation by the Auditor General in this regard.

However Doctors said the Auditor General's inquiry on this matter should be over now as it started 3 months back.Pethidine is known as a powerful Pain killer prescribed for serious wounds and for the Pregnant Mothers.It is widely use Pain Killer in Sri Lanka.

CID Had Arrested Two Persons With A Foreign Made Pistol

Criminal Investigations  Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made  Automatic Pistol in their possession ...