Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Tiger suspect nabbed

(Daily Mirror)A Colombo resident who was reportedly trained by the LTTE in Kilinochchi was arrested on Sunday during a raid on a house at Keselwatta, in the Pettah area. During search operations the police recovered a T56 rifle which was reported to have belonged to the suspect.

Police media spokesman Ranjith Gunasekara said the suspect was a Sinhala youth wanted in connection with several murders and robberies in Colombo. He had reportedly fled to Kilinochchi and joined the LTTE to escape arrest.