Two paramilitary cadres surrender, say Karuna group responsible for attacks against Muslims

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 December 2005, 11:28 GMT]
Two paramilitary cadres, Mr. Gnanatheepan and Mr. Puhalventhan, have surrendered to the Liberation Tigers (LTTE) in Amparai following the counter-attack on Karuna Group cadres where four paramilitary cadres were killed Tuesday, Mr. Daya Mohan, political head of the LTTE in Amparai told TamilNet. The surrendered cadres have confirmed the death of the key operative Iniyabarathy, and have revealed that the paramilitary cadres led by Iniyabarathy were behind the recent attacks against Muslims in Amparai district, including the grenade attack on Akkaraipattu Mosque where four Muslim worshippers were killed, said Daya Mohan.

The surrendered cadres further had said that the paramilitary group was operating from the Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) camp in Pannalagama in Amparai district, Mr. Daya Mohan added.

Gnanatheepan and Puhalaventhan will talk to the media in a press conference soon, said LTTE's Amparai political head.

 

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