Germany arrests LTTE suspect involved in Kadirgamar’s killing

Published : 9:10 am  January 18, 2019 | No comments so far |  | 


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Untitled-4German authorities have arrested an LTTE suspect alleged to have been involved in the 2005 assassination of the then Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar, foreign media reports said yesterday.   

According to federal prosecutors, 39-year-old Navanithan G was arrested in Southwestern Germany on Wednesday (16).   

The man, whose surname wasn’t released because of Germany privacy laws, is accused of membership in a foreign terrorist organization, murder and attempted murder.   

Prosecutors said the suspect was part of the group’s secret police, participating in the killing of former Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Kadirgamar in August 2005 and the attempted killing of Eelam People’s Democratic Party Leader Douglas Devananda.