Police arrest TMVP personnel in Kaaththaankudi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 08 November 2007, 04:07 GMT]
Kaaththaankuci police arrested a personnel of TMVP paramilitary Tuesday around 5:00 p.m in Kaaththaankudi with the motorcycle he robbed from a Muslim trader, Ibrahim Mohamed Pakeem. The hand grenade the paramilitary man allegedly used to threatenthe trader was found in his possession when he was arrested, Police said.

Police arrested Kanesan Vigneswaran after he met with an accident at Naavatkudaa. Special Task Force (STF) troops and police conducting inquiry at the site of the accident discovered the hand grenade.

Kaaththaankudi police produced Vigneswaran Wednesday morning before Batticaloa Magistrate M. S. M. Issadeen who directed the police to place him in remand custody.

Meanwhile, political offices of the TMVP paramilitary in Mailampaaveli and Chnegkaladi areas in Batticaloa district have abandoned their offices which had been taken over by rival Pillayan group.


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