A major search operation is underway in the eastern region in search of ex-LTTE cadres, who had not gone through government rehabilitation programs as well as cadres, who had returned from overseas, informed police sources said.
They said that Terrorists Investigations Department and other State Intelligence bureaus are carrying out this search operations. Steps would be taken to register those ex-LTTE members.
Accordingly, after interviewing them, authorities would be decided to send those ex-cadres for government rehabilitation programs or not. They insisted that no one would be arrested but would be carried out to identify those ex-members. (Amadoru Amarajeewa)