STF raids LTTE offices in Amparai
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 September 2005, 14:44 GMT]
Soldiers of the Special Task Force (STF), the elite counter insurgency arm of the Sri Lanka armed forces, entered the Liberation Tigers' political offices in
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) held Pandiruppu and Navithanveli in Kalmumai in Amparai district Tuesday evening. STF soldiers forced their way in by braking the doors and seized documents and stationary, sources said.
STF soldiers arrived at the LTTE political office located at Pandiruppu on Batticaloa-Kalmunai Road in a convoy of six army trucks from the STF base in Karathivu and cordoned off the office premises in Pandiruppu aroud 2:00 p.m. before entering the building.
The soldiers also arrested an old man in the neighbourhood, sources said.
STF soldiers also cordoned off and seized the documents inside LTTE political office in Navithanveli, sources said.