Former LTTE cadre arrested with arms and ammunition
14, Oct 2019, 10:59 AM IST
Colombo: A former LTTE cadre has been arrested with a T-56 rifle at the Serunuwara area in Colombo.
The suspect, a 36-year-old living in Ambal Kulam in Kilinochchi was arrested after a tip-off was received.
The officers of Kilinochchi Police, who were informed of the arrest, had searched the suspect’s house only to find out more weapons and explosives.
Hand grenades, several rounds of live ammunition and other military items were seized from the location.
The suspect’s wife (23) and the sister (28) have also been taken into custody and the suspect is to be handed over the Terrorist Investigation Division for further investigations.