Girl arrested over blast

[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 September 1998, 22:55 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Police in Jaffna arrested a girl in the early hours of the morning Wednesday in connection with the bomb blast on September 11, said sources.

The girl identified as Joseph Xavier Shanthi was arrested following a tip off at her resident near the Jaffna Kachcheri said police sources in Jaffna.

Police officers also questioned two members of the TULF yesterday as part of their investigations into the bomb.

A TULF spokesman said that the questioning was “routine”.

Th explosion on September 11 killed the Jaffna Mayor, the Sri Lanka Army Brigadier Susantha Mendis and several others, including three senior police officials.

 

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