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* LTTE cadre sentenced to 20 years for assassination of Sri Lankan Army General
Fri, Sep 5, 2014, 05:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 05, Anuradhapura: A Sri Lankan court on Friday sentenced a former LTTE cadre to 20 years in rigorous imprisonment for the assassination of a Sri Lankan Army General in a bomb attack six years ago.

Anuradhapura High Court today (05) convicted the former Tamil Tiger terrorist Shanmuganadan, who was accused of assassinating retired Major General Janaka Perera and 28 others in a suicide bomb attack in 2008 .

Sudaharan, on 22 August pleaded guilty to the killings of 29 persons including the Major General before the North Central Province High Court judge Sunanda Kumara Rathnayaka and the judge accepted his guilty plea.

The accused Sudaharan is a former colonel of Tamil Tiger terrorist group, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Major General Janaka Perera, who became an opposition United National Party politician, and 28 others including his wife were killed on 06 October 2008 when a suicide bomber blew himself at the UNP office in Anuradhapura.

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