45 former LTTEers arrested in Jaffna

arrested1At least 45 ex-LTTE cadres, who were hiding since long period without surrendering to the security forces, were arrested in the Jaffna peninsula by the Terrorist Investigations Division (TID), official sources said.

They said that following several search operations covering the entire peninsula in the recent past, these former LTTE members were taken into custody.

The TID was interrogating these suspects and steps would be taken to take legal action against some of the suspects, if found involved in criminal activities.(Srinath Prasanna Jayasuriya)

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