TID arrests DPF trade union secretary

[TamilNet, Sunday, 24 October 2010, 11:36 GMT]
Sri Lanka Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) arrested L. Barathithasan, Trade Union Secretary of the Democratic Peoples Front (DPF) Saturday allegedly for aiding the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. A team of the TID in charge of the Central Province took him to custody and brought him to TID headquarters in Colombo for interrogation, police said.

Mano Ganeshan is the leader of the DPF and brother Praba Ganeshan who was elected in the last general from the Colombo district to parliament on the DPF ticket later crossed over to the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

Mano Ganeshan who is on a foreign tour has been informed of the arrest, party sources said.

 

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