The 'Q' branch Police yesterday (July 30) arrested a Sri Lankan Tamil ( Thambi Annan alias Daniel ) resident of Kilinochchi, alleged for procuring major consignments including explosive substances for the LTTE (liberation tigers af tamil eelam )
Following specific information given by the State Intelligence, Chennai Police stating the importance of the catch said that the suspect has been heading the procuring arm of the outfit and had played an instrumental role in smuggling warlike items, explosives from India and other parts of the world to the LTTE.
"He was involved in the attempts to smuggle consignments of aluminium ingots and ball bearings, which were intercepted and seized by the Police in Ramanathapuram and Madurai districts in the recent months", the Chennai Police Chief was quoted.
LTTE is an internationally banned ruthless terrorist outfit that has been fighting for a mono ethnic separate homeland for the Tamils in Sri Lanka since 1983. During its 3 decades of existence the outfit has pioneered a large number of terror tactics particularly in the field of suicide bombing, that have been soon copied by the other terror organizations in the world.