A senior LTTE cadre has helped the army recover 100 kgs of jewellery along with Rs 6,491,099 from one of their hideouts at Vellamullivaikkal on Tuesday (June 23).
A senior military official told The Island that the recovery was made in the area controlled by the Task Force VIII (TF VIII) troops deployed in the Mullaitivu district. Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara told The Island that though the LTTE cadre had claimed that the jewellery had been deposited by civilians, a thorough investigation was required to identify the owners.
According to him, several boxes containing jewellery had been buried. Others said that the recovery was made by a team of army officers from Colombo.
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