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* Interpol arrest warrant issued on TRO chief in Sri Lanka
Sat, Mar 27, 2010, 09:33 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 27, Colombo: The Interpol has issued an arrest warrant yesterday on the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization chief in Sri Lanka, an ITN report said.

According to the report Kanakalingam Premaraj alias Reggie is alleged to be the chief of the TRO which provided funds for the LTTE to procure weapons.

Investigations have revealed that Premaraj had obtained money from various businessmen while the organization was operating in Colombo. A list found in Batticaloa by the security forces, contained the names of businessmen who provided the funds, the report said.

The U.S. Treasury designated the TRO as a front organization for the terrorist LTTE in November 2007 and froze all its assets. Sri Lanka froze the assets of TRO in 2006.


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