Sunday, January 24, 2010

Fonseka Party Supporter Arrested with Weapons

Sri Lanka Police Special Task Force (STF) personnel have arrested a supporter of UNF-TNA-JVP presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka with two T-56 riffles and 54 hand grenades around 7PM today (Jan 23). According to the STF sources, the items have been found inside Bodhirukkaramaya, a Buddhist temple at Maligawatta, Colombo 10.

Uwathanne Sumana , a Buddhist monk and a strong supporter of opposition candidate Sarath Fonseka has been taken into custody by the STF, said the sources.

Government officials believe that the finding reveals a plot by Fonseka party to create violence and put the blame on the government during the election scheduled on 26th January.
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