The Lanka Academic

APRIL 24, 2001 EST, USA
VOL. 2, NO. 18

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Security in Colombo
Leo de Lile in Colombo, 2:45pm SLT, April 24, 2001. Soldiers stand guard as people walk past them in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Tuesday. April. 24, 2001, a day after Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam LTTE) issued a scathing statement calling off its one-sided unilateral cease fire, throwing future prospects of peace talks into disarray. Colombo has been placed on a 'red alert,' as the government anticipates the LTTE may carry out suicide missions on key government installations in the country's capital. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 05:01:26 EDT 2001

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The Lanka Academic is delighted to announce its next guest in its series of Q & A sessions: Mr. Erik Solheim, the special facilitator between the government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Mr. Solheim has had extensive discussions with government leaders including President Kumaratunge as well as the leaders of political parties and entities spanning the spectrum of political views in Sri Lanka. He has also visited the LTTE leader Pirbhakaran during a recent visit to the Vanni and also has had discussions with the LTTE representative in London Mr. Anton Balasingham.

Mr. Solheim will answer your questions within the parameters of his present assignment. Submit your questions for Mr. Solheim between April 2-30, 2001, and check answers here.

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Lanka braces for war as Tigers call off truce
Times of India, 25 April 2001 . COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's security forces braced themselves for renewed war Tuesday, after the Tamil Tigers ended a unilateral truce that failed to speed up a Norwegian attempt to broker peace in the strife-torn island. ``We have always been on guard, but now, the Tigers may try to escalate attacks to make a point and we have to be ready," a military field commander said. The separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) announced Monday that it was ending a four-month-old ceasefire, blaming its decision on the government's "hardline, intransigent attitude". It said in a statement that President Chandrika Kumaratunga's government had rejected the truce as "a political stunt" and instead intensified military operations and refused to lift an economic embargo in the embattled north and east. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 19:33:30 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Talk peace, wage war: LTTE calls off truce, but keeps talking  - The Hindustan Times
LTTE decision might be a blessing in disguise  - The Hindu (International)
Solheim Optimistic of Peace Despite Truce Termination  - Saroj Pathirana in London

Majority with Ranil, say his supporters
The Island, April 24. About five MPs who initially pledged their support to the UNP rebel group that sought to challenge Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe’s leadership, on Monday night changed sides, party sources claimed yesterday.Sources said, Twenty one MPs including the three leaders had attended the meeting. Of them, five later met with Mr. Wickremesinghe’s group and pledged their support to the leader, party sources said stressing that the plot against the leader has failed. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 20:18:30 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Sri Lanka's Main Opposition Leader Meets Challenge  - Nothern Light
UNP Leader Fails to Gain MP's Support  - Saroj Pathirana in London

A badly bruised Ranil survives
CDN, April 24. A badly bruised Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday survived as leader of the UNP and the Opposition, but with his wings clipped.It began with the dissidents circulating a list where UNP Mps were asked to sign pledging their support for the removal of Ranil Wickremesinghe as their leader. This list with 23 names of Mps on it which was taken round by a group led by Free Media Movement twins Victor Ivan, Waruna Karunathilaka, close aides of Ranil Wickremesinghe, who had abandoned him for the conspirators, was torn into shreds by Ratnapura District MP Mahinda Ratnatilaka when the group called at his home in Madiwela. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 20:20:19 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Five suspects remanded in Mannar rape case
Frederica Jansz in Colombo, 8.35 a.m. SLT Tuesday April 24. Five suspects including the head of the Special Investigative Unit, M. N. M. Suraweera have been remanded by the Acting Judge for Mannar yesterday after having been identified as suspects in the rape and sexual molestation of two Tamil women, Nanthakumar Wijikala (22) and and Sinnathamby Sivamani Weerakon (24).

The controversial case, first brought to light by the Bishop for Mannar, Rayappu Joseph, has resulted in the arrest of five men including the former head of the SIU, three police constables and an army lieutenant.

The Bishop maintains that after the two women were arrested in Mannar, while being taken to the Special Investigation Unit (SIU), the Navy personnel had started to make sexual advances on these two helpless females. On arrival at the SIU, Mannar at 11.30 on the same night Wijikala was taken in and along with Navy and SIU personnel, forcefully stripped naked, her hands tied, laid on a table, and sexually assaulted. She was subsequently raped as well.

Rev. Rayappu Joseph asserts that Sivamani too, kept in a white van used by the Navy had also been stripped naked by the Navy personnel and sexually molested by them after being blindfolded with a stocking.

The five suspects will be held in remand until the next court hearing in May 2001. The two women were taken into custody on March 19 this year on the suspicion that they were members of the LTTE.

The women, one pregnant, claimed that Naval personnel too were involved in the rape.

While the Navy have denied reports that officers did molest and rape the women in question they have not denied taking the two women into their custody. Commander Rohan Amarasinghe, Coordinating Officer for the Media, however said the Navy did not know what happened to the women after they had been handed over to the Police Counter Subversive Unit in Mannar.

The District Medical Officer for Mannar, Dr. G. Somasekaram has confirmed that 'Wijikala' (22 years) and pregnant has been raped while 'Sivamani' (24) and a mother of three children was sexually molested.

The DMO's report on Wijikala states to the District Judge of Mannar that Nanthakumar Wijikala aged 22 years and Sinnathamby Sivamani Weerakon, aged 24 years were produced before him on March, 30 2001 at 12.45 p.m. at the Base Hospital Mannar where he made his concluding examination.
Published: Tue Apr 24 02:15:04 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Government braces for bloodbath
Frederica Jansz in Colombo, 12 p.m. SLT Tuesday April 24. The Sri Lankan Government has placed the military and police on red alert today after the LTTE yesterday issued a scathing statement withdrawing from its one-sided unilateral cease fire.

The Tigers maintain that the government has used the four month cease fire begun by the LTTE on Christmas Eve last year, to kill over 100 rebels and injure another 400.

The LTTE has also criticized the US, British and other European governments for their inability to pressurize the Sri Lankan government into accepting the Tiger truce.

Field force commanders in the country's war embattled north and east have already braced their soldiers for large scale attacks by the Tigers. Colombo too has been placed on a 'red alert,' as the government anticipates the LTTE will carry out suicide missions on key government installations in the country's capital.

The Tigers decision to break the four month truce, political analysts say, will now push back hopes for peace talks to begin in the near future.

The LTTE statement was made even as the government released war statistics claiming that the 18 year old war in the island nation has to date, killed over 63,000 people.
Published: Tue Apr 24 02:15:05 EDT 2001 Back to the top

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Lanka troops brace for war as Tigers call off truce  - India Abroad
Sri Lanka braces for more bloodshed as Tigers pull out of truce  - Yahoo Asia
Lanka says doors remain open for talks with LTTE  - Times of India (Breaking News)
Lanka govt says calling off the ceasefire by LTTE does not matter  -

Tamil Tigers prepare for bloody end to ceasefire
Yahoo, April 24, 2001. Tamil Tiger rebels are girding themselves for attacks on Sri Lankan Security forces as they call off their four-month long unilateral ceasefire at midnight Tuesday.The rebels accuse the government of failing to reciprocate the truce and for intensifying land, sea and air attacks. The Joint Operations Headquarters (JOH) -- the joint military apparatus responsible for all counter terrorist operations -- has placed security establishments and police on alert, both in the combat zones and other areas including Colombo. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 15:10:47 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Sri Lanka on alert  - BBC South Asia

A great turnaround
Muttiah Muralidaran - Yahoo India, Tuesday April 24, 11:45 AM. The day started off well for us when our skipper Sanath Jaysuriya won the crucial toss and decided to bat. On a batting wicket, we were left rather unsettled over the initial 15 overs with the lack of communication between wickets and excellent bowling from Waqar and Razzaq keeping the run rate to a lowly 2.5 per over. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 19:57:02 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Rebels, Colombo boosting armouries
0, April 24. Both, the Tamil guerrillas and the government forces are building up stocks in their armouries leaving Norwegian initiated peace talks aimed at ending the Tamil minority ethnic conflict in the balance, local newspapers said yesterday. The Sri Lankan security forces have confirmed information that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were preparing for war by smuggling in weapons and ammunition through sea routes off the Mullaitivu coast, north east of the capital. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 19:23:26 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Varsity signs 'Letter of Intent' with Sri Lankan institute
The Hindu (Southern States), Wednesday, April 25, 2001. CHENNAI, APRIL 24. The Madras University on Monday, signed a `Letter of Intent' with the Sri Lankan Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) to collaborate on academic programmes in Sri Lanka, especially in the area of IT, for a period of three years. A Sri Lankan delegation led by the Minister for Higher Education and IT Development, Mr. Indika Gunawardena, today held discussions with staff members of Madras University, including the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Pon Kothandaraman, and members of the Indian IT industry. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 19:29:44 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Military Airport Devt Planned;Civilan Use
Yahoo Asia, Tuesday, April 24 10:40 AM SGT . The government has made plans to develop it's main military airport in Ratmalana, south of Colombo, at a cost of 880 million Sri Lankan rupees ($1=LKR88.10), reports the Daily News quoting a government official. It said that a master plan has been drawn up for the development of the airport which includes the construction of a new navigation services complex. The airport will be developed as a dual-use civil and military airport, the report added without giving details. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 00:41:32 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Tigers end Sri Lanka truce, slam foreign governments
Yahoo, April 23. Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels said they would end their one-sided ceasefire on Tuesday and accused government forces of killing more than 160 of their cadres during the four-month, self-imposed truce.Sri Lanka's defence ministry said the LTTE's withdrawal of the truce would not make a substantial difference in the battle field and accused the guerrillas of violating their own ceasefire."The ceasefire of the LTTE did not make any difference to us," ministry spokesman Sanath Karunaratne said. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 16:06:09 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Tamil Tigers to end truce  - BBC South Asia
Sri Lanka Tamil Tiger rebels say to end ceasefire  - ABC News
Sri Lanka rebels call off cease-fire  - Virtual New York
Lanka Tigers call off unilateral cease-fire  - India Abroad

UNP hierarchy decides to move no confidence motion against govt
Island, 24 April 2001. The United National Party(UNP), in a move directed at satisfying a dissident group calling for the removal of party leader Ranil Wickremasinghe yesterday decided to move a no confidence motion on the government shortly. It was also decided to appoint an ad hoc committee headed by UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe to plan a ‘comprehensive strategy to save the country and people from the rut the country has fallen into’. The rebels have called for the removal of Ranil Wickremasinghe for his alleged inaction in not taking on the government on important public issues including his disinterest in not pursuing the possibility of defeating the last Peoples Alliance budget. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 20:26:30 EDT 2001 Back to the top

LTTE Ends Cease-fire
Saroj Pathirana in London, Monday 23/04/01 1330 GMT. Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers ended their four month long unilateral cease-fire, a statement issued by LTTE announced."We are compelled to make this painful decision as a consequence of the hard-line, intransigent attitude of the SL government", the statement declared.
Published: Mon Apr 23 09:39:46 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Prospects of peace jeopardized as LTTE ends ceasefire  - Press Trust of India
Tamil Tigers will not extend ceasefire  - BBC South Asia
Tigers say Colombo bent on war, call off ceasefire  - tamilnet

Sri Lankan Tamil party calls India to help speed peace bid
India Abroad, April 24, 2001 14:05 Hrs (IST) . RI Lanka's main moderate Tamil party wants India to step in to keep the Norwegian- backed peace bid on track, as Tamil separatists called off a unilateral truce that threatens to spark off more fighting. The Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) urged New Delhi to pressure the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to come to a settlement with Colombo that could provide a face-saving measure for both sides. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 05:31:04 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Norway peace bid dims as Sri Lanka braces for bloodshed
Yahoo Asia, Tuesday, April 24 3:08 PM SGT . Norway's attempt to broker peace in Sri Lanka suffered a major blow as Tamil Tiger rebels called off their unilateral truce and troops braced for more bloodshed, diplomatic sources said Tuesday. The separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) announced they will end the one-sided ceasefire from midnight Tuesday after having observed it for four months in a bid to push the Norwegian peace bid. The rebel announcement made late Monday prompted Sri Lankan authorities to place police and security forces on red alert amid fears of an escalation in fighting in the island's embattled north, and the capital Colombo. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 04:42:52 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Norway envoy not to visit Sri Lanka soon  - Times of India (Breaking News)

Military praises LTTE Truce
Saroj Pathirana in London, Monday 23/04/01 1920 GMT. Tamil Tigers should be praised for not attacking civilian targets in the South during the four- month long truce, Sri Lankan Military Authorities said. In an interview with the BBC’s Sandeshaya on the LTTE ending its unilateral cease-fire the Military spokesman Brigadier Sanath Karunaratne said that the vigilance of the Armed Forces also helped to keep suicide bombers coming to the Government controlled areas at bay. He said that the LTTE has violated the cease-fire two hundred and twenty times killing five and wounding eighty eight security personnel.
Published: Mon Apr 23 15:22:23 EDT 2001 Back to the top

SRI LANKA PRESS: Sri Lanka Telecom Plans 15% Tariff Hike
Yahoo Asia, Tuesday, April 24 11:18 AM SGT . Local fixed-line telephone monopoly Sri Lanka Telecom, or SLT, has applied to the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission to increase phone tariffs by 15% from Aug. 1, the Island reports. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 00:36:22 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Judge orders police to arrest Nimalarajan murder suspects
Saroj Pathirana in London, Monday 23/04/01 1930 GMT. A Sri Lankan judge today ordered the police to complete investigations over the assassination of journalist Mylvaganam Nimalarajan before the end of next month and hand over the report to the authorities. The police told the Jaffna magistrate, that the report will be delayed as there are not enough substantial evidence. But the magistrate R.T. Vignarajah pointed out that a special police force also assigned to investigate this murder under the instructions of the Attorney-General. He ordered them to arrest suspects and bring them to the justice before the 31st of May.
Published: Mon Apr 23 15:30:03 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Prabath Manawasinghe's death caused by systems failure at private hospital: Family should be compensated
CDN, 24 April 2001. A report by Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva, Director Private Hospital Affairs, Ministry of Health who conducted a special inquiry on the death of Prabath Manawasinghe, a senior journalist and Senior Assistant Secretary (Information) to the Finance Ministry, who underwent surgery and died at the Asiri Hospital, Colombo states that his death would not have occurred in the natural course of events and that it was due to systems failure of the private hospital, sources said. Therefore, the report had recommended that the family of Manawasinghe should be compensated. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 20:12:57 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Guide to conflict resolution jargon
The Hindu (International), Tuesday, April 24, 2001. COLOMBO, APRIL 23. For those trying to understand the efforts being made to resolve the Sri Lankan conflict, it is a verbal jungle out here, but don't reach for that dictionary because it won't be of much use. One of the main differences between the LTTE and the Government on the issue of peace talks is over pre-conditions, sorry, pre- requisites. The CoD believes the two words mean the same, but they might have to come out with a clarification soon based on the experience in trying to resolve the conflict here. More...
Published: Tue Apr 24 04:35:24 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Rs. 5m claim for medical negligence
CDN, 24 April 2001. A three-wheeler driver is claiming Rs five million as damages in litigation filed against a staff nurse and five others of the Kethumathi Hospital, Panadura for professional negligence which resulted in the amputation of the left hand of his infant daughter. The plaintiff K.G.M. Ajith Priyantha Bandara claimed that his daughter Sadari Rasangali who was born at the Kethumathi hospital on the 2nd of April 1999 fell ill three weeks later and was admitted to the hospital for treatment. Following the examination by the medical officer, the staff nurse injected saline to the left hand of the child. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 20:19:10 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Sri Lanka to woo Indians through Sports tourism
Yahoo India, ay April 23, 6:35 PM. Repositioning its tourism this year towards India, recognising it as a "major market", Sri Lanka is attempting a major tourism promotion by focussing on the upcoming India-Sri Lanka Test series to be played in the island nation in July-August. Sri Lankan Tourism and Sports Minister Lakshman Kiriella, who is here to promote tourism of his country, said "Cricket matches have been a major tourist puller and Lankan tour operators are working closely with travel agents in India to promote special tours for cricket fans to visit Sri Lanka in July-August." More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 16:08:19 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Reform tourism, S. Asian nations told  - Yahoo India
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SriLankan Airlines says smoke but no fire aboard aircraft
India Abroad, April 23, 2001 19:50 Hrs (IST) . Sri Lankan Airlines said Monday that the aircraft from which an Indian passenger jumped and was fatally injured April 11 did not catch fire, although smoke had filled the cabin. The national airline reacted sharply to reports that 145 passengers on board the Frankfurt-bound Airbus A330 had to make an emergency evacuation because of a fire on board the aircraft. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 15:24:14 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Lanka suicide rates
The Hindustan Times, april 23. THE ETHNIC war, which has gone on for the past 18 years, has so far claimed 63,000 Sri Lankan lives at an annual average of 3,500. But a widespread suicidal tendency may well turn out to be the bigger killer. As per police records, 5412 Sri Lankans had committed suicide last year. And this was by no means an unusually high figure because the island country has had the dubious distinction of having one of the highest rates of suicide in the world. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 15:25:17 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Journalists given the green-light to visit LTTE held areas
Frederica Jansz in Colombo, 12 p.m. SLT Monday April 23. Information Director, Ariya Rubesinghe today said that both local and foreign journalists are in future free to visit LTTE held areas at their own risk. Rubesinghe said the government would not bar journalists from crossing over to rebel held territory in the country's north-east, but that the State would not offer any protection for the media personnel. "They can cross over at their own risk. If wounded or killed the government will not be held responsible," he said.

Rubesinghe's comments followed after foreign and local media organizations urged the government to lift restrictions on reporters entering conflict areas in the country's northern peninsula. Strict state censorship on war related news has to date seriously hindered independent reports on the war in Sri Lanka. Rubesinghe's statement followed in the wake of the UK based Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin being shot and wounded by the military after having secretly crossed over to rebel territory last week.
Published: Mon Apr 23 02:12:36 EDT 2001 Back to the top

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Sri Lanka To Allow Press into Areas  - Nothern Light

Sri Lanka bans GM food
BBC South Asia, Monday, 23 April, 2001, 09:49 GMT 10:49 UK . Food importers in Sri Lanka have said that they will not be able to comply with a government ban on all types of genetically-modified food, which comes into effect in May. The ban was announced earlier this month, despite concerns by importers that they would not be able to meet the requirements for scientific testing. They say that there is no definitive proof that GM food is harmful. The head of Sri Lankan health services said that the ban would remain in place until worldwide concerns about GM foods were settled. Local consumer and environmental groups have welcomed the restrictions.
Published: Mon Apr 23 07:15:33 EDT 2001 Back to the top
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Concern over Sri Lanka GM ban  - BBC South Asia

Bishops to meet with LTTE
Frederica Jansz in Colombo, 10.15 a.m. SLT Monday April 23. Three catholic Bishops, from Jaffna, Mannar and Batticaloa are scheduled to meet with the LTTE hierarchy this week in the Vanni in a bid to persuade Vellupillai Prabhakaran to push forward a flagging peace process.

Meanwhile Norwegian peace envoy Eric Solheim is also scheduled to brief President Chandrika Kumaratunge on his recent dialogue in London with LTTE chief negotiator Anton Balasingham. Both Balasingham and Thamil Chelvam of the rebel group have stated that talks will begin only after certain conditions stipulated by the LTTE are met.

Premier Rathnasiri Wickremanayake however has asserted that there will be no cease-fire before talks begin with the LTTE, and that the government will not agree to any preconditions laid down by the Tigers.
Published: Mon Apr 23 02:12:35 EDT 2001 Back to the top

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Sri Lanka Court To Hear Nation's 1st Case Vs Tobacco Co
yahoo, April 23. The Supreme Court will hear the first case in Sri Lanka filed against a tobacco company, an independent newspaper reported Monday.The Daily Mirror said the son of a man identified as Cecil Perera, 60, who had died of lung cancer April 13, was fighting the case against the Ceylon Tobacco Company. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 10:20:57 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Lanka MPs demand parliamentary probe into cricket board's affairs
Times of India (Breaking News), 23 April 2001. Sri Lankan MPs have asked Speaker Anura Bandaranaike to constitute a select committee of Parliament to probe the affairs of the country's cricket board in the wake of the dissolution of the body last month following rampant financial irregularities. Forty-seven MPs handed over a requisition to the Speaker through Cabinet minister Reggie Ranatunga, state-owned Tamil daily Dinakaran said. The BCCSL's elected executive headed by former President Thilanga Sumathipala was sacked by sports minister Lakshman Kiriella on March 28 and a four-man interim committee was appointed to run its affairs until the election of new office-bearers. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 02:28:45 EDT 2001 Back to the top

Residents in Orissa - India, want Lankan refugee camp shifted
Frederica Jansz in Colombo, 7.10 a.m. SLT Monday April 23. Hindu newspapers reported today that local residents in southern Orissa, India have demanded that a refugee camp for Sri Lankan immigrants be shifted after two criminal cases have been filed against the 31 refugees in the camp. Four of the Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka have been detained as a result of complaints made while police in the area have been called to provide protection to the other refugees as tensions ran high last week.

The crisis developed after the Lankans had allegedly attacked local residents on at least two occasions in the southern Indian state. Over 100 Tamils from Sri Lanka also residing in the area are reported to have fled fearing a clash between the locals and the Lankans.
Published: Mon Apr 23 02:12:34 EDT 2001 Back to the top

LTTE executes two "convicts" in Vanni
Times of India (Breaking News), 23 April 2001. COLOMBO: Two men convicted of heinous offences by the courts established by LTTE in northern Sri Lanka were executed on Friday last, media reports said on Monday. Mahaingam Kamalanathan was handed out the death sentence by the court at Mallavi in the Vanni region after being convicted of killing a 38-year-old man with a hand grenade.In the other case, Francis Xavier Alwis was found guilty of raping a woman by a court set up at Mullaitivu. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 02:32:43 EDT 2001 Back to the top

LTTE bomb expert arrested
Times of India (Breaking News), 23 April 2001. An LTTE bomb expert allegedly preparing to bomb Colombo Port has been arrested by Sri Lankan police in Nuwara Eliya in the central province, police said. Jebamalaipitchai Christopher Alias Ravi, 27, was nabbed when he was in the hill town to visit relatives. More...
Published: Mon Apr 23 02:31:05 EDT 2001 Back to the top

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