Sri Lankan security forces swoop down on Heroes' Day organisers; six ex-combatants arrested

Sunday December 02, 2018

The Sri Lankan security forces have arrested six former LTTE fighters, all involved in organising Heroes' Day commemorations in Tamil Eelam.

 

Five of them were arrested in Batticaloa, whilst the sixth one, Mr Rasanayagam Sarvananthan (aged 48), was arrested in Killinochi.

 

The Sri Lankan police have accused them of involvement in the killing of two policemen in Vavunathivu.