Sinhalese couple accused of LTTE links

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 February 1998, 23:59 GMT]
A Sinhalese Police constable and his wife accused of working for the Liberation Tigers were produced in the Batticaloa district court today.

The P.C, Mahinda Herath, and his wife Mudhiyansalage Wimalawathi were arrested yesterday by the Kattankudy Police yesterday on suspicion that they had close links with the LTTE.

Herath was attached to the Police station at Kattankudy, a booming Muslim town near Batticaloa. Additional district judge for Batticaloa, K. Thadchanamoorthy instructed Gamini Tissera the OIC of Kattankudy Police station to send the couple to Colombo for further investigation by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

 

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