Seven Tigers remanded in Akkaraipattu

[TamilNet, Sunday, 01 August 2004, 16:07 GMT]
Akkaraipattu magistrate Sunday remanded seven Liberation Tigers and three of their civilian supporters until 13 August. Police said Special Task Force commandos arrested the group Saturday afternoon after two T- 56 rifle rounds and two vials of cyanide were found in the bag of an LTTE cadre. Akkaraipattu is 64 kilometres south of Batticaloa.

Police said the two cartridges were found in the bag when the group which was traveling in a van was stopped by the commandos at STF camp in what was formerly the Akkaraipattu Base Hospital.

The magistrate remanded the ten when Police produced the ten at his residence Sunday.

 

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