Person sending false SMS under detention
[TamilNet, Thursday, 01 July 2010, 17:53 GMT]
Sri Lankan Defence Ministry Thursday issued detention order to
detain a manager of a mercantile firm for allegedly initiating a false
SMS message claiming Black Tigers were to attack Anuradhapura on
The police said that the suspect had asked one of his friends to send
the message to his wife, who was planning to visit A’pura on a
pilgrimage in order to discourage her from going there.
friend had sent the SMS message to several others and one of the
recipients had informed the police.
Investigations are currently being carried out to ascertain if either
of the men had links with the LTTE.