Tuesday, December 30, 2008

LTTE agent held in Chennai

The 'Q' Branch police on Saturday arrested an LTTE think who was allegedly drama as an manager of the LTTE in Chennai, the Hindu reported.
Police said that the accused Ameer Anthony Paranthaman of Jaffna had intended to transfer message plans and chemicals to Sri Lanka via Rameshwaram. He and his wife had recognized in Chennai and were running a journey organization.
According to an official press let go, Ameer was detained at the Tambaram bus last stop and a satellite telephone was detained from him.
Upon questioning, he revealed that he had received two consignments with eight GPS plans, three satellite phones, two cell phone repeaters and 500 kg of ammonium nitrate sent by two LTTE agents from Switzerland.
Ameer had located the message devices and the chemical in care of one Ashok Kumar of Acharappakkam.
He was pending a green sign from LTTE members Kannan and Prakash in Sri Lanka to convey the goods to them via ship from Rameshwaram, said the release.
Police seized the communication gadgets including GPS devices and satellite phones and the ammonium nitrate crowded in 10 sacks.
Ameer was later remanded to legal custody, the push release added.
Courtesy - Policy Research & Information Unit of the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka.

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