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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

LTTE Tax Collectors at Chunnakam Market Nabbed

Colombo, 11 May, (Asiantribune.com): Cadres belonging to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who functioned as Tax Collectors at the Chunnakam Market, one of the biggest vegetable markets in the Jaffna peninsula, was arrested by the Sri Lanka Army and Police.

The security forces assisted by policeman arrested 6 men, suspected to be the members of the LTTE from the Chunnakam market in Jaffna on Tuesday (09) while they were collecting extortions from vendors inside the market, Sri Lanka Army website revealed.

A search conducted afterwards by the Security Forces was able to detect a receipt book and a collection of Rs 15,000 in cash.

The Security Forces handed them over to the Manipay Police station for further investigations

- Asian Tribune -

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