Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* LTTE operatives arrested by Malaysia brought to Sri Lanka
Sat, Jul 19, 2014, 08:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 19, Colombo: The four former members of Sri Lanka's Tamil terrorist organization Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) arrested by the Malaysian police earlier this month have been brought to Sri Lanka.

Malaysia has agreed to hand over to Sri Lanka the four LTTE operatives to Sri Lankan authorities and the officials of the Terrorist Investigation Unit of the police have brought them to the country to face trials for the terrorist activities they committed.

The four suspects believed to be senior leaders in the terrorist organization now defunct in Sri Lanka but active overseas were arrested by the Malaysian Police on July 03 in a series of anti-terrorism operations.

One of the suspects was wanted for his involvement in the assassination attempt on the then Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga 1999, while another has been identified as a suicide bomb specialist, according to the police.

Among the four suspects is a former Sri Lankan military officer who had fled to Malaysia with a Muslim alias.

The Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana has said that the suspects are being interrogated at present.

** Related Story :: Malaysia arrest four LTTE operatives suspected of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Budget 2017 is a compromise - Finance Minister
-- [2 hours ago]
Avant Garde Chairman granted permission to travel abroad
-- [2 hours ago]
India not to object if Sri Lankan refugees in Tamil Nadu returning home voluntarily
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission calls for incorporation of Economic, Social and Cultural rights in new Constitution
-- [4 hours ago]
European parliament offers its expertise in drafting Sri Lanka's future policies and plans
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Minister presents Rs. 1.8 trillion Appropriation Bill for 2017
-- [6 hours ago]
UN Special Rapporteur recommends Sri Lanka to establish an Independent Commission on minorities with powers
-- [7 hours ago]
Court allows international arrest warrant for former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russi
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka enlightens European Parliament on good governance measures taken to regain GSP+ concession
Trial begins for four men accused of smuggling 492 Sri Lankan Tamils into Canada

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.