Mannar courts remands suspects in explosives case
[TamilNet, Monday, 14 November 2005, 17:54 GMT]
Mr.A.S.Johnthasan, Mannar acting Magistrate, Monday ordered further remand
till November 21 for the three suspects arrested in connection with
alleged possession of explosives. The suspects, Francis Joseph of
Talaimannar, Raja Palani of Kayts and A. Vasanthakumar of Mannar, were
brought to Mannar courts under heavy guard from Anuradhapura Prison, legal
Talaimannar Police arrested the first suspect on 31st October allegedly
with about 1500 gelignite sticks. After interrogation the Police
arrested two other suspects.
All the three were produced in Mannar Courts
and remanded till November 1. When the Police produced them on that date
the Magistrate ordered further remand till November 14, legal sources said.
When the suspects were produced Monday, the Police filed plaint against
them for possessing explosives under the Dangerous Weapons Act and moved
for further remand, legal sources said.