LTTE hands over seven underage youths to their parents

[TamilNet, Saturday, 28 June 2003, 15:32 GMT]
Seven underage youths who approached the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) expressing desire to join the movement were handed over to their parents in the presence of members of Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) by the Vavuniya district LTTE officials at the LTTE political office in Vavuniaya Saturday morning, sources in Vavuniya said.

Vavuniya district LTTE Head of Adminstration, Illanthenral, said that this event illustrates the continuing commitment of the LTTE not to recruit or encourage underage youth to join the movement.

Local journalists, LTTE's head of the policy development, Srinath, and members of the SLMM were present during the handing over event.

 

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