Kandy Police arrest Tamil co-op manager in Mannaar

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 03 November 2009, 08:02 GMT]
Kandy Police Intelligence Unit took into custody on Monday a Tamil person working as the manager of a co-operative society located in Mannaar allegedly providing state money to the LTTE in past. The police claimed they arrested the person on information given by a LTTE cadre who is currently in their custody.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect-manager had channelled funds to the LTTE from the co-operative society when working as its manager under the pretext of offering food aid to displaced people during the last leg of war, police sources said.

The investigations were conducted under the directions of Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Gamini Navaratne and Kandy DIG Pujith Jayasundara.

The suspect is now being questioned by the police under detention order by the Defence Secretary.

 

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