2nd lead (add details)

LTTE hands over surrendered SLN soldier to SLMM

[TamilNet, Saturday, 26 July 2003, 13:31 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Saturday morning handed over a surrendered Sri Lanka Navy soldier, C.Rajapakse, 27, to the head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Committee Mission in Jaffna, SLMM sources said.

The SLN soldier, a native of Anuradhapura in the north central province, fled from the SLN camp at Kilali and surrendered to the LTTE political office at Chavakachcheri in the Thenmaradchchi division of the Jaffna district Friday evening, LTTE sources said.

On Saturday morning, the LTTE political officials took the SLN soldier to the office of the SLMM in Jaffna. LTTE Jaffna political head Mr.C.Ilamparuthi later handed him over to the head of the Jaffna SLMM head. Jaffna regional coordinator of the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission, Mr.Ruwan Chandrasekara, was also present at the occasion, SLMM sources said.

According to Mr.Rajapakse, he was from a poor farming family and as he had no income, had joined the SLN four months ago. During his training, he was severely assaulted and as he could not tolerate the suffering in the hands of senior officers, he fled from the Kilali camp and surrendered at the LTTE political office in Chavakachcheri, sources said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
19.07.18 23:22   Photo
Skulls with bullet-like holes excavated in Mannaar mass grave, women and children among victims
18.07.18 19:21   Photo
Uprooted Mu'l'lik-ku'lam Tamils adopt Ira'nai-theevu approach, enter their lands seized by SL Navy
17.07.18 21:29   Photo
Colombo steps up shadow war against NPC Chief Minister Wigneswaran
16.07.18 22:48   Photo
SL Forest Department seizes agricultural lands of Eezham Tamils in Paduvaan-karai
15.07.18 19:14   Photo
Families of enforced disappeared vehemently oppose OMP sittings in North
14.07.18 19:35  
SL High Court in Vavuniyaa tricked again into postponing hearings on TPP case
13.07.18 23:20   Photo
NPC CM declines participation in Colombo's unilateral task force for so-called Development
12.07.18 12:22   Photo
Genocidal Sri Lanka seizes ancient coastal hamlet of Tamil-speaking aborigines in Trincomalee
11.07.18 18:20  
Collaborationist sections of TNA lose significance, Wigneswaran holds key to unified Tamil polity
10.07.18 21:53  
SL Military Intelligence recommences recruitment of notorious ex-paramilitary operatives
09.07.18 22:30   Photo
Antiquities Ordinance used to justify Sinhalicisation of 48 locations in Mullaiththeevu
08.07.18 19:06   Photo
TNPF protests against Colombo's move to militarise Jaffna Fort
07.07.18 19:56   Photo
SL Police in Champoor blocks remembrance of Tamils massacred by SL military
06.07.18 23:17  
Jaffna University silent to Colombo's pressure, motives behind Fort excavation questioned
05.07.18 23:49  
Tamils need native movements to confront Colombo-centric environmental exploitations
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=9503