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.