Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Shanthan’s Trial will coincide with Hero’s Day events in London

(November 12, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Arunachalam Chrishanthakumar (known as Shanthan) the London-based former leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), will appear in Court on 24 November 2008 on terrorism charges.

Shanthan was first arrested in June 2007 under the British Terrorism Act and released on conditional bail to stay with his sister in November 2007. He was rearrested by the British police in Swindon, Wiltshire in a pre-dawn raid on 6 May 2008 in less than a year for alleged fund-raising activities and procurement of war material. Full Text