Friday, January 16, 2009

Gota rules out amnesty to LTTE leadership

by Shamindra Ferdinando

Wants Prabha tried here before extradition to India

(TI)Ruling out a general amnesty to the LTTE, now rapidly losing ground on the eastern flank, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa yesterday emphasised that LTTE leader and his chief lieutenants would be tried for crimes they had committed, both here and abroad.

Even if they surrendered to the army, the government would go ahead with legal proceedings, he said. Full Text