Two Tiger leaders arrested in Trinco

By Norman Palihawadane
Two Tiger carders were taken into custody by the Army at Linga Nagar, Trincomalee last Tuesday (26), Police Headquarters reported.

According to the report, the two Tiger carders had been engaged in telecasting a video cassette to the residents of the area, how the LTTE carried out an attack on an Army camp at Mullativu.

The Tiger carders have been identified as Dharmalingum Jegan (24) and Wasantha Kumar Katishan. Two cyanide capsules in their possession were also taken into custody.

On the same day a soldier attached to the Intelligence Unit of the Mankerni Army camp had been abducted by the LTTE.

According to reports received at Valachchenai police, the Soldier had been assaulted by six members of the LTTE at Vattawan area in Valachchenai, Batticaloa. He had been tied and taken away by the LTTE carders.

So far, no information has been received regarding the whereabouts of the soldier, police sources said.