Claymore mine recovered in Murunkan

[TamilNet, Saturday, 07 October 2006, 12:11 GMT]
A minor employee of the Murunkan general hospital was arrested Thursday in connection with the discovery of a live claymore mine in a by-lane along Mannar-Madawachchi (A-14) highway at 7:30 a.m. in the Murunkan police division. The suspect, Sebastian Vethanayagam, 41, father of four children, was produced in Mannar courts Friday morning after interrogation, legal sources said.

Additional Magistrate T.J.Pirapaharan ordered remand for the suspect till October 18th, legal sources said.

Bomb disposal squad of the STF rushed to the site and diffused the claymore mine, sources said.

 

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