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* Sri Lankan court sentences two ex-LTTE cadres to prison for attack on Air Force camp in Anuradhapura
Wed, Jan 16, 2019, 11:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 16, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today sentenced two hardcore members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who pleaded guilty to their role in the attack on the Sri Lanka Air Force camp in Anuradhapura in 2007, to 10 years rigorous imprisonment.

North central Provincial High court judge Mahesh Weeraman sentenced the two former LTTE cadres Aravindan and Thabo Ruben to 10 years rigorous imprisonment with eligibility for parole after five years.

The two LTTE cadres have admitted that they provided the information for the attack on 22 October 2007 on the SLAF camp which destroyed a number of aircraft and killed more than 30 people including 21 rebels.

The two suspects, Aravindan and Thabo Ruben had been charged on three counts of providing information to LTTE rebels to carry out the raid on the Air Force base.

Aravindan pleaded guilty to the first and second charges while Thabo Ruben admitted guilty to the first and third charges. Each suspect was sentenced to 10 years in prison, five years for each charge.

 

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