POTTU AMMANS INTELIGENCE SERVICE ARRESTS PULIDEVAN IN SUSPICION OF LEAKING INFORMATION TO THE SRI LANKA GOVERNMENT
By Walter Jayawardhana
Seevaratnam Pulidevan , the Director of Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam (LTTE) Peace Secretariat has been arrested by the outfits
intelligence service headed by the most feared Pottu Amman, the London
based Tamil Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) revealed.
It is well confirmed and Pulidevan is suspected of leaking information
to the government, the TBC head Veeriah Ramraj said.
He said that the LTTE intelligence service suspects that Pulidevan
leaked information about the whereabouts of the late political head
of the LTTE , Thamil Chelvan for Sri Lankas Air Force to kill
him by an air attack.
The TBC broadcast said, Pulidevan was accused of providing vital information
to government intelligence services regarding the movements and whereabouts
of key figures of the LTTE leadership.
The intelligence chief Pottuamman, a convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination
case together with Velupillai Prabhakaran, has been wielding his power
in the past to destroy whoever capable of challenging his second position
in command of the outfit. He arrested the deputy leader of the outfit,
Mahaththaya, and tortured him in a dark dungeon for months before he
was killed. Mahaththaya was accused of leaking information about Kittu
to the Indian Navy for them to destroy the cargo ship of arms in which
kittu was commanding in the Indian Ocean.
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