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Top LTTE terrorists arrested in India

News reports from India reveal a senior LTTE cadre and two others who had tried to buy a boat for the use of LTTE terrorists were arrested by the Police in Chennai, India on Saturday (December 8). The reports further say that Sri Lankan currency worth Rs. 478,000/= that found with the suspects was also seized by the police.

According to a press release by the Q branch police in Chennai, a boat which had been kept ready at coastal Mallipattinam in Thanjavur district to be sent to the LTTE was also seized.

The news reports further said that police personnel had spotted the suspected trio at the parking lot of Anna International airport terminal on Saturday night. Police had identified Jayakumar alias Gowrishankar, as senior LTTE cadre attached to the seaborne wing of the terrorists outfit. The suspect was said to have actively engaged in the terrorists activities, between 1995 and 2005. The other two suspects were identified as James alias Raja, another Sri Lankan national and Ravikumar, a resident in Chennai.