Tiger vehicle bomb expert arrested
LTTE suspect Balachandran (48) arrested in Vavuniya has helped to
carry out LTTE bomb explosions by fixing bombs in more than 20 vehicles
including cars, vans, three-wheel taxis and motorcycles according to
confessions made by him during intellogations conducted by a special
police team from the Central Province.
A Police spokesman said the suspect had been responsible for fixing
bombs into a Canter van which exploded at Digampathana, Sigiriya killing
101 Navy personnel in October 2006. He has confessed to having fixed
four bombs weighing nearly 100 kilos to the van to cause maximum damage.
The suspect had given vital information that would lead to the arrest of
a few more LTTE suspects soon.