Monday, June 1, 2009

Prabhakaran handled colonel of SLA

(TI)Acting on information elicited from a Lt. Colonel who had been on the Tigers’ payroll, the police have taken into custody his handler, identified as Prabhakaran.

Police told The Island that the army officer had accompanied Prabhakaran to Malaysia recently, where they met with a senior LTTE operative. The colonel had received Rs. 100,000 from the LTTE operative now identified as Nawaz, they said. The LTTE had also given the officer Rs. 3.5 million to help assassinate President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Full text