Top Tigress spills the beans

The LTTE’s Cultural Affairs Wing leader Selvi surrendered along with her husband to the security forces yesterday.

She, her husband and family members had escaped from the LTTE held areas in the ‘No-Fire’ Zone and surrendered to the Army.

She had divulged that she led teams of LTTE cadres abroad, under the guise of attending workshops on devolution, to purchase arms for the LTTE, security sources said.

The primary objective of sending such teams to eight countries, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy and Ireland was to shop for weapons, she hs told her interrogators. Each team had two LTTE fighting cadres.

During these tours they had promoted fund raising for arms purchases, she has said.

Their tours had been funded by Burghoff Foundation, she has revealed.

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