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* Sri Lankan court jails LTTE member over 2006 bus bombing
Thu, Oct 24, 2013, 11:24 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 24, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today sentenced the Tamil Tiger suspect arrested in connection with the 2006 bomb attack on a bus in Kebithgollewa in North Central Province.

Anuradhapura High Court today sentenced the LTTE suspect, Mahilingam Muthulingam, also known as Indran, to five years of rigorous imprisonment for his role in the bombing of a commuter bus.

The Judge also ordered the Prison Commissioner General to send the convict for one year rehabilitation after he completes the 5-year jail sentence.

The claymore attack on June 15, 2006 on a morning commuter bus killed 68 civilians including school children and injured at least 65 people.

The suspect was accused of signaling his accomplice from a nearby tree top to trigger the bomb.

Indran, had joined The LTTE in 1990 and was a member of the Charles Anthony Brigade. According to a statement given by the suspect to the police eight LTTE cadres were involved in the attack.

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