Tiger arms merchant released
The highly secretive operations of the KP Department - the
self styled arms procurement unit of the LTTE - in Kampuchea
has been laid bare there with the arrest of a Sri Lankan national.
Cabinet Minister stopped from going to NE
Less than three days after Rehabilitation Minister Dr. Jayalath
Jayawardena was almost manhandled by pro-LTTE students in
Jaffna and forced to abandon a public ceremony, a second Cabinet
Minister, Lands Minister, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne was yesterday
forced to cancel attending a four-day mobile service in Trincomalee
due to a hartal called by the Tamil Organizations Federation.
PM not to meet
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and Premier Ranil
Wickremesinghe are unable to meet until the week after, to
discuss the UNF Government's proposals for the future of Sri
Lanka because of "other commitments", The Sunday
to review its role here
The Scandinavian monitors are reconsidering
their role in the peace process following continuous refusal
by the LTTE to respect their ruling on a controversial camp
in Kinniya, the SLMM's deputy chief Hagrup Hauckland said.
The SLFP-JVP Alliance appears to be collapsing but the Marxist-Nationalist
party will back the PA at the next elections, The Sunday Times
on policeman by schoolboys; Minister’s son wanted by
A police constable injured in an alleged assault by a Cabinet
Minister's son was taken to hospital nearly three hours after
the incident after his statement was recorded at a police
station, according to hospital and police records.