IDP from Vavuniyaa camp arrested by Kandy Police

[TamilNet, Thursday, 01 October 2009, 02:31 GMT]
A member of an IDP family that fled from Vanni during last leg of military operation and detained in internment camp in Vavuniyaa was arrested by a special team of the Kandy police Sunday. The police team acting on the directions of Deputy Inspector Generals of Police Gamini Navaratne and Pujitha Jayasundara rushed to Chettikulam from Kandy and took the suspected IDP into custody, Police spokesperson Nimal Mediwake told media.

Police further said on information the police received the suspect was believed to be a hardcore member of the LTTE and alleged to have been involved in 'terrorist activities' last year and the early part of this year, according to the SL Police spokesman.

The suspect was brought to Kandy and is being interrogated by the Police.

 

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