Tuesday, May 6, 2008

A.C.Shanthan, LTTE Leader in London rearrested in connection with the terrorist funding and procurement activities

Confirmed reports revealed that Arunachalam Chrishanthakumar, alias A.C.Shanthan (51) the de-facto leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in the United Kingdom has been re-arrested in connection with terrorist funding and procurement activities.

Wiltshire Police sources said, “The 51 year old man was arrested by the anti-terrorist units of the metropolitan Police together with Wiltshire Police at Swindon in the Wiltshire Constabulary, today at 6 a.m. at a pre-dawn raid.”

He was re-arrested after three more people were taken for questioning on 29 April.

Shanthan was arrested originally on 28 June 2007, before being released on bail with Golden Lambert later on 22 November 2007.

Shanthan was alleged to have been operating with Anton Balasingham very closely to build up the outfit in London.

He is expected to be produced at a court soon.

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