SLA soldiers arrest Trinco TRO director

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 17 August 2005, 06:17 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army soldiers manning the checkpoint at Kaddaiparichchan to the entrance of the LTTE controlled Muttur east Tuesday evening took into custody Mr.S.Wijekumar, Trincomalee district Director of the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) and handed over to the Muttur Police on an allegation that he had been carrying about two million rupees, TRO sources said.

Mr.Wijekumar had been taking the money from TRO Trincomalee district office located in the east port town to make payment for the construction of several development projects such as Mother-Child Care Centre and, Housing Project for War and Tsunami Victims carried out in the Muttur east villages, sources further said.

Mr.Wijekumar is now being detained in the Muttur Police Station, sources said.

 

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