Five PLOTE members arrested in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 February 1999, 12:13 GMT]
Vavuniya Magistrate, S.Thiyagenthiran, remanded in custody five PLOTE members till February 23 today.

They are being held in connection with the murders of three TELO members, the attempted murder of another TELO member and the murder of a civilian.

The Inspector of Police and OIC of the Vavuniya Crime Branch, Hemantha Ovitigama, produced the suspects before the magistrate.

He told the courts that there had been clashes over the past week between the TELO and PLOTE. He also asked the courts to remand the suspects in custody as there is a possibility of further clashes between the two groups.

The Police produced two T56 weapons, magazines and a van captured from the suspects.
The Magistrate ordered Police officials to escort the suspects to Anuradhapura prison immediately.
The names of the suspects are as follows:
Paramasamy Balachandran of Rambaikulam
Wijayaratnam Nanthakumar of Ambigaipaahan Koddam, Nelukulam
Murugan Shanmugarajah of Sinnaputhukulam
Mookan Sureshkumar of Veppankulam
Arunasalam Mylvaganam of Koomankulam

 

Latest 15 Reports
16.08.19 13:25   Photo
SL Archaeology Department resumes plans to construct controversial ‘chaitya’ at Koonith-theevu
15.08.19 21:39  
Wickramasinghe lacks courage to meet protesting Tamil mothers in North
14.08.19 23:31   Photo
2006 genocidal massacre at Chengchoalai campus marked in Vanni, Jaffna amidst PTA-threats
13.08.19 17:45   Photo
Tamil awareness urged on geopolitics-driven genocidal ‘development’ in Mannaar
12.08.19 20:04   Photo
Percival's 19th century Tamil proverb compilations collated and sorted in new publication
11.08.19 20:32   Photo
PTA-threats against constructing memorial arch for student victims of 2006 aerial massacre
10.08.19 22:49   Photo
Sinhala encroachers storm into 100 acres of lands at Kanneeraavi in Pulmoaddai
09.08.19 14:28  
SL Forest Department retains 8,034 hectares of pasturelands in Paduvaan-karai, Batticaloa
08.08.19 20:05   Photo
Colombo converts 2000 acres of ex-HSZ lands citing India-assisted airport expansion in Jaffna
07.08.19 23:28   Photo
Book on Santhiya becomes narration of Tamil struggle incorporating Marxist ideas in early 80s
06.08.19 23:27   Photo
State discrimination causes death of 1000 cows, milk production drops by 5,500 litres in Batticaloa
05.08.19 23:55   Photo
Pirapaharan’s statements between 1984 and 1993 reproduced in book form in Europe
04.08.19 23:47   Photo
Threatened female activist suffers injuries in suspicious ‘accident’ in Batticaloa
03.08.19 23:55  
SL Army puts up military post, Buddhist chanting dominates Kanniyaa
02.08.19 21:18  
Tamils must fight back against illegal seizure of lands by SL Forest Department: Kurunathan
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=2851