DMK refugee smuggler arrested

9 October 2010 04:09 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sleuths from the Indian CID arrested a DMK councillor of Ariyankuppam commune panchayat and three others for allegedly trying to send some Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from Puducherry to a foreign country.

Briefing reporters, senior superintendent of police (headquarters) V.J. Chandran said that the CID police got a tip-off about the nefarious activity and the attempt to send them illegally to a foreign destination. Although there was no refugee camp in Puducherry and Karaikal the refugees were suspected to be from camps in the bordering areas of the neighbouring states. 

Preliminary investigations by the police revealed that Ramu of Chennai, a Sri Lankan Tamil contacted Sakthivel, DMK councillor of Ariyankuppam commune to purchase a boat to send Tamils illegally. Sakthivel offered his boat Kadal Annai for sale through his accomplices, Logu Ayappan of Ariyankuppam, Jeeva of Vaithikuppam and Kannan of Veerampattinam in Puducherry. Accordingly, Jeeva and Kannan loaded the boat with fuel and rations and planned to illegally send some Lankan families on Tuesday night. 

Meanwhile Sakthivel and Logu Ayappan cautioned Jeeva and Kannan who were travelling in the boat to Karaikal to return to the shore immediately after the police intensified their vigil. Following a tip-off, the police recovered the boat from Karaikal and arrested Sakthivel, Ayappan, Jeeva and Kannan. (Deccan Chronicle)

  Comments - 8

  • Shivanka David Saturday, 09 October 2010 08:00 AM

    Everyone & Anyone will run !! rather than staying in this country cause of MR & his bunch of thieves !!

    Roshan DW Saturday, 09 October 2010 08:12 AM

    You better run then..

    rosh Saturday, 09 October 2010 09:00 AM

    Dont worry buddy, His parents already has done it. Looka t the family name

    dutugamunu Saturday, 09 October 2010 09:12 AM

    Cat out of the bag

    xlntgson Saturday, 09 October 2010 11:03 AM

    Bribe me! I can't run I'm not a sprinter; I need a flight ticket free of charge from the US or any country to defend their killings by drones!

    Yuri Saturday, 09 October 2010 05:19 AM

    Sri Lankns are on run to Arab countries to be Slave, and Tamils on Run to be refugees in West.. all are Running

    sam Saturday, 09 October 2010 05:37 AM

    Great work by police. Now almost all countries understood the role of LTTE.

    Wasantha Saturday, 09 October 2010 12:49 PM

    They have to learn lot from SL smugglers.

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