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Security has been tightened at the Sri Lankan deputy high commission in Nungambakkam after the officials there complained of receiving a threat letter a couple of days ago.

The officials on Saturday submitted to police commissioner S George a post card containing a few lines warning that bombs would go off on the premises of the mission. The letter also condemned the activities of the Sri Lankan government.

Security at the mission was being looked after by a wing called Security Chennai Police. Now, at least 35 personnel, including an inspector, a sub-inspector and eight armed reserve personnel, have been assigned to bloster the existing force. "We have ordered that constant surveillance should be maintained around the area," an officer said.

The letter has been forwarded to the cyber crime wing, while police are making inquiries to find out who sent the letter. (The Times of India)

  Comments - 8

  • kumudu Sunday, 14 July 2013 10:05 PM

    It is sad we finish a war, with false promicers. Our relationship with big brother is bad. He is taking advantage and slowly spoiling our image. We dont have friends any more even in countries that millions go for employemnt.

    ANTON Monday, 15 July 2013 01:35 AM

    DON'T WORRY, BARKING DOGS SELDOM BITE

    Cobra Monday, 15 July 2013 02:57 AM

    Why do we need a mission in a hostile state in the first place when we can deal with the Center?

    Fayad Monday, 15 July 2013 03:45 AM

    When local extremist get activated foreign extremist do the same in a big-way.

    What to do Monday, 15 July 2013 04:05 AM

    Very true Fayad.

    CROW Monday, 15 July 2013 04:07 AM

    BIG RUMOR !

    Lankan patriot Sunday, 14 July 2013 04:33 AM

    How smart is it to disclose almost all details related to the security beef up.. should we say things like how many officers and blah blah..

    complicated Sunday, 14 July 2013 04:52 AM

    wonder they were sent a letter before the attacked of Mahabodhi ..


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