Saturday, May 16, 2009

Colonel arrested in raid over LTTE links

By Ananda Weerasuriya.

(DM)The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) and the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) in a raid conducted jointly with the assistance of the Wellawatte Police arrested a Colonel of the Army who possessed a micro pistol that belonged to a LTTE cadre.

The Police made this arrest sequel to the information revealed by an LTTE cadre and recovered the 9mm micro gun from the custody of the Colonel. The Police investigations had revealed that the Colonel was attached to an Army camp at Ratmalana. Full text