Police arrest LTTE suspect

[TamilNet, Monday, 27 July 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Sri Lankan Police said that they have arrested a member of the Liberation Tigers, identified as Kathiravel Sunthiresan, at Prince Street in the capital Colombo yesterday morning.

The police claimed that Kathiravel Sunthiresan was from Lunugale in Baddule, 110 km east of Colombo, and had joined the Liberation Tigers in 1989 along with 9 others.

Kathiravel Sunthiresan received training in the jungles of Thopikala in the eastern province and had taken part in 3 attacks on government forces there, the police added.

Kathiravel Sunthiresan was actively involved in recruiting new members from the hill country, they said further.


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