Tuesday, June 2, 2009

LTTE collapse will alter drug trade network in Sri Lanka and India

By Hilary Rajakarunanayake

(AT)Colombo, 02 June, (Asiantribune.com): "The complete annihilation of the LTTE and the death of its chief Velupillai Prabhakaran is definitely going to affect the dynamics of the drug trade in Sri Lanka as well as the Indian sub-continent in a big way," said an official from Police Narcotics Bureau in Sri Lanka.

"The LTTE was a major player for decades and there is no doubt that the sudden collapse of the LTTE will definitely change the modus operandi of local gangs in Sri Lanka and India." Full text