Thursday, May 28, 2009

LTTE’s Thamilini in custody

By Srinath Prasanna Jayasuriya

(DM)The LTTE’s women’s political wing head Subramaniam Shivathai, alias Thamilini, was taken into custody yesterday, by a special police team, at the IDP camp in Vavuniya, while she was in the camp with her mother and sister, a senior police officer said.

Thamilini had come to the government controlled area with the people escaping from Puthumathalan which was a No Fire Zone at the time. She had told the police that she threw away her cyanide capsule and her pistol and passed off as a displaced person. Full text Share on Facebook