Sunday, June 22, 2008

Good news: Tamil Tiger masterminds behind Sri Lanka`s bomb blasts arrested

"Film Corporation Director" behind Colombo civilian massacres arrested

Sri Lanka police intelligence sleuths yesterday (June 20) arrested the mastermind behind recent civilian massacres carried out in Colombo and suburbs by the LTTE terrorists. According to the police sources, the terrorist has been acting as a handler of "suicide bombers" and the main distributor of bombs for the terrorist network in the South.

The suspect was found in a possession of an identity card issued to him by the National film Corporation as a film director, said the sources. Also, he was the owner of a shop at the Supermarket at Kotahena the sources added.

It was this "Film Corp. Director" who had sent the female suicide bomber on the mission that killed 14 people including seven school boys of the D.S Senanayake College at the Fort railway station on February 3rd.


Lodge manager provides accommodation to LTTE suicide bomber arrested - Colombo

The manager of a lodge who had provided accommodation to the LTTE suicide cadre who blew himself targeting Police personnel near the Sambuddhaloka Temple on Lotus road on 16th May was arrested by a special police team yesterday, June 21.

The suspect was the manager of the "Sooriyan Rest" of No 18, station road, Wellawatta and it is believed that he has close contact with Wanni LTTE leadership.

A copy of the Identity Card of the suicide cadre has also been found from the lodge while conducting a search, police sources said.


Tiger bomb squad nabbed by CID

The Special Bureau of the CID arrested six LTTE suspects, including a bomb expert and an ex-employee attached to the Colombo office of a popular Tamil MP who regularly espouses the cause of human rights violations, disappearances and abductions in Sri Lanka. The suspects, assigned by the LTTE to explode bombs targeting innocent civilians were arrested at Wattala, the defence sources told the ‘Sunday Observer’.

Colombo District UNP MP’s ex-employee identified as Nadaraja Sivaraja who worked at his Fort office had travelled to Kilinochchi several times to distribute relief during the tsunami disaster.

The sources said that he had undergone training in LTTE camps and had close connections with Soosai, LTTE Sea Tiger leader.

Nadaraja was assigned by the MP to gather information about disappearances, abductions and other human rights violations and to report them to the international community and the media while engaged in terrorist activities in the South. He had operated the propaganda campaign against Sri Lanka.