Court allows investigation of Sinhalese suspected of spying for LTTE

[TamilNet, Monday, 06 November 2006, 13:41 GMT]
The Colombo Magistrate Court granted permission to the Sri Lanka forces on Monday to commence extensive inquiries into the activities of two Sinhala civilians arrested on suspicion of passing information to the Intelligence Division of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE ).The Sri Lanka forces allege that they have been collecting information about the movements of the Tamil minister Douglas Devananda, sources in Colombo said.

The alleged informers were rounded up two months ago in Mount Lavinia, Colombo during a cordon and search operation by anti terrorist personnel and have been accused of making use of their cell phones to contact LTTE.

Mount Lavinia is located 11 km from Colombo

 

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