Police arrest Tamil civilian in Akuressa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 26 November 2009, 08:52 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police arrested a Tamil civilian in Akuressa in Matara district Wednesday. Police sources said he was taken into custody on receipt of information that he was involved in several terrorist activities in the south including the bomb attack that took place on March 10 this year. Several persons were killed in the blast. Minister of Posts Mahinda Wijesekara was seriously injured.

Akuressa police further claimed that they recovered two hand grenades, a shot gun, several rounds of T-56 ammunition and a T-56 magazine, concealed in the ceiling of a house in Maliduwa in Matara district following the interrogation of the suspect.

 

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