Sinhalese police officer arrested in Matara

[TamilNet, Monday, 15 January 2007, 18:26 GMT]
A former officer in-charge of the Trincomalee Harbour Police was arrested Monday with a suspect, allegedly belonging to Liberation Tigers, in possession of 4.5 million rupees inside a hotel in Matara in the southern province, media sources in Colombo said quoting security forces.

Mr.Indika Perera, the arrested officer, had returned after a two-year leave in a foreign country, sources said.

According to initial inquiry the LTTE suspect is from Chelvanayakapuram, a suburb, about 3 km off north of Trincomalee town, media sources further said.

 

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