Tamil engineer arrested in Katunayake

[TamilNet, Monday, 21 September 2009, 09:34 GMT]
Sri Lanka’s State Intelligence Service (SIS) Sunday morning arrested a Tamil engineer who arrived in Katunayake International Airport (KIA) from Singapore. He has been identified as Ratnasekaram, a resident of Point Pedro in Jaffna district, sources in Colombo said.

He told the police during preliminary investigation that he had come to visit one of his relatives in Colombo.

However, the SIS sources told media said it had arrested the engineer on information that he had been a close associate of Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP and been working in a private ship owned by KP who is now in military custody.

The engineer is detained by Sri Lanka Army for the further questioning.

 

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