Friday, May 29, 2009

Eelam members in TN camps worry police

(DM)CHENNAI: Following the defeat of the LTTE, focus is shifting to the task of rebuilding Sri Lanka and the plight of Tamil refugees in India. A considerable section of the one lakh-odd refugees in various camps in Tamil Nadu continue to believe that LTTE chief Prabhakaran is not dead. What is worrisome to the state police and the security establishment is the possibility that many of them would have had links with the LTTE before they fled to India.

National security advisor M K Narayanan's meetings with chief minister M Karunanidhi on two consecutive days last week has also added to the seriousness of the Lankan situation after Prabhakaran's death. No communique has been forwarded from the office of the chief minister to the state police headquarters following the meetings. Full text