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Top LTTErs arrested in Malaysia brought to SL

2014-07-19 14:30:45
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Three top LTTE members, who were arrested by the Malaysian authorities few weeks ago, were handed over to the Sri Lankan police and are being interrogated by the Terrorist Investigation Department in Colombo, Police said.
 
“The three LTTE suspects- Edmond Singharaja alias Seelan, Angurukankanamlage Indika Sanjeewa alias Mohamed Sanjaya Abdul and Abdul Saleem Bin Mohamed- were brought to Sri Lanka last night,” the Police media unit said in a statement.
 
On July 4, Malaysian police arrested four LTTE suspects following several raids in the Malaysian capital.
 
They are suspected of invovlement in attacks in Sri Lanka and elsewhere.
 
Malaysian Police said the suspects "were planning to reactivate the group by making Malaysia as their base of operations". Some activists, had exploited their status as refugees to pursue illegal activities.
 
Those arrested included a suspected militant linked to the attempted assassination in 1999 of former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga.
 
A second suspect was described as an explosives expert, a third is alleged to have facilitated planned attacks on Sri Lankan consulates in India and the fourth is accused of gathering intelligence for the group. Counterfeit passports and other documents had been confiscated, Khalid said.
 
Earlier the Malaysian authorities previously detained three men in mid-May suspected of trying to use Malaysia as a base to revive the separatist movement.
 
Malaysia deported the men back to Sri Lanka, where officials say they remain under investigation.
 


  Comments - 16

  • Suq Madique Saturday, 19 July 2014 15:50

    Have these terrorists risen from the dead?

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    raj Saturday, 19 July 2014 15:51

    The top three already in SL is having a right royal treatment

    Reply : 0       5

    Ammaa Saturday, 19 July 2014 16:50

    SL good for nothing??? Cannot live in peace??? Yyy noble prize

    Reply : 0       0

    Chanaka Saturday, 19 July 2014 21:04

    now some NGO will say its a Human rights violation and the UN will get involved to release them via DM Android App

    Reply : 2       2

    nl Saturday, 19 July 2014 21:10

    worst terrorist hovering freely in SL creating communal disharmony. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       5

    Jagath Leanage Sunday, 20 July 2014 08:24

    LTTE'er named A.I.Sanjeea? Surely a sinhala man supporting for LTTE terrorism. A real traitor.

    Reply : 0       0

    Sheri Sunday, 20 July 2014 15:53

    They craftily use Sinhalese (or nontamil names) names - hence the alias'

    Reply : 0       0

    ABC Sunday, 20 July 2014 08:46

    If other countires also follow Malaysia we could easily solve our terror problem. via DM Android App

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    Steave Sunday, 20 July 2014 09:06

    There are terrorist in srilanka freely moving and killing burning shops n houses meeting in evrytown creating disharmony .They are freely moving . Y Malaysia wants to do this . via DM iPad app

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    mohandev Sunday, 20 July 2014 10:48

    I wonder what UNP & TNA has to say about them ? Why dont our so called free media press 'con' men interview thier party spokesman & give their view for ordinary public to understand the other side story

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    raj Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:50

    [quote name="mohandev"]I wonder what UNP & TNA has to say about them ? Why dont our so called free media press 'con' men interview thier party spokesman & give their view for ordinary public to understand the other side story[/quote]
    what have you got to say about KP and others are having royal treatment in SL.?

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    Calistus Jayatilleke Sunday, 20 July 2014 11:08

    These guys will also be lucky to have the same facilities that KP, who was originally arrested in Malaysia and brought to Sri Lanka, is currently enjoying provided of course they have considerable assets abroad.

    Reply : 0       1

    Mason Sunday, 20 July 2014 14:09

    Brought to Sri Lanka, what for? To be released to enjoy life like KP!

    Reply : 0       1

    HellWelcomes Sunday, 20 July 2014 16:57

    They will enjoy all comforts if they tell the places where money and gold are buried.

    Reply : 0       1

    Imthiyas M Idris Sunday, 20 July 2014 20:31

    ha ha ha then what about Karuna Pillaiyan KP. Miracle of Miracle ......... via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       1

    Nande Monday, 21 July 2014 12:20

    Give them a royal welcome in Mulative jungle. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       0

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