Sinhalese with LTTE identity card arrested in Anuradhapura

[TamilNet, Thursday, 24 July 2008, 03:10 GMT]
A Sinhala man, who attempted to enter the premises of Anuradhapura High Court on July 20 with an identity card allegedly issued by the LTTE, was taken into custody and is being detained for interrogation by the Terrorist Intelligence Division (TID) of the Sri Lanka Police. Police personnel manning the sentry point at the entrance to the High Court arrested the suspect, police sources said.

The identity card the police alleged had the insignia of the LTTE on it.

Police sources said the inquiry was being conducted to verify the purpose of the visit of the suspect to the High Court, and how he came to be in possession of LTTE identity card.

 

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