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* Sri Lanka police arrest 65 persons under suspicion of attempting to revive LTTE
Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 09:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka police have arrested 65 persons in the past month under suspicion of attempting to resuscitate the defunct terrorist movement Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said.

The spokesman said that five of them have been released since there was no evidence against them.

He further said that 10 of the suspects were women. Eight of them have been detained in Boossa while two are detained in Vavuniya.

The places they are detained are gazetted detention centers.

Police rejected allegations that the women are ill-treated and the wife of Gopi, a suspect wanted by police has undergone an abortion while in custody.

The police media spokesman said that the detainees are provided food, medical facilities and visits of the relatives and ICRC is allowed as per the rights of the detainees.

Sri Lanka recently arrested a senior LTTE cadre called Subramaniam Kapilan a.k.a. Nandigopal as he was deported from Malaysia.

Investigations are underway to arrest several local leaders of the LTTE who clandestinely work to reorganize the terror movement.

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