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Murder of two cops: Another ex-LTTE member arrested

4 December 2018 08:17 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Another former LTTE member was arrested yesterday at Kannankuda in Batticaloa in connection with the murder of the two police constables in Vavunathivu, the Police said.

They said the suspect was identified as 40-year-old Kadiramathambi Irajakumaran alias ‘Kannan’ who was believed to be an ex-LTTE intelligence member.

He was identified as a resident of Karayaknthiv, Kannankuda.

Two police constables, Niroshan Indika Prasanna and Ganesh Dinesh attached to Vavunativu Police Station were shot dead while they were on duty at the Vavunativu checkpoint last Thursday (29).

Police said the second suspect was arrested by the Vavunathivu Police and he would be handed over to the CID.

The Police earlier arrested a 48-year old ex-LTTE cadre of Charles Anthony Brigade in Kilinochchi. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 5

  • Public Tuesday, 04 December 2018 10:38 AM

    Why are LTTE members out and about? If there is sufficient evidence to prove their connection to LTTE, charge them, deal with them in accordance to the law.

    Jude Tuesday, 04 December 2018 11:22 AM

    Hey the WEST, take notes!! The threat still exists!!??

    Jude Tuesday, 04 December 2018 11:28 AM

    Let me reiterate!! Japan belongs to Japanese same way Sri Lanka belongs to Sinhalese!!! Make no mistake, you guys belong to Tamil Nadu!! Yeah!!

    MFSL Tuesday, 04 December 2018 04:51 PM

    Sri Lanka belongs to Sri Lankans

    Raj Tuesday, 04 December 2018 11:32 AM

    LTTE? be little more clear may be this men led by Karuna Amman and wanted to start up these issues on behalf of MR

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