Tamil teacher arrested in Bandarawela

[TamilNet, Sunday, 12 October 2008, 09:15 GMT]
A Tamil teacher was taken into custody in Bandarawela town in Uva Province Saturday morning for questioning by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA). The Bandarawela Police said the teacher is being detained in the police station and being questioned to ascertain how he came in possession of some explosives which had been recovered from his room in Bandarawela.

Police sources said that they recovered 65 grams of C-4 type explosives concealed between the leaves of a book in his room and a detonator. The suspect is a native of Jaffna district but has been living in Bandarawela for the last twenty five years. His name has not been revealed by the police.

 

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