Woman carrying infant nabbed with explosives Rafik Jalaldeen
A woman carrying an infant was nabbed with explosives and detonators
at Irattaperiyakulam, Vavuniya on Monday evening, police said.
Police spokesman SSP Ranjith Gunasekera said Ravichandran Vijitha of
Mannar was in the bus plying from Vavuniya to Medawachchiya which was
checked at the Irattaperiyakulam checkpoint around 6.15 p.m.
Police recovered 500g of C4 explosives, two detonators, a timing
device and two 9V batteries from the woman’s briefcase. “She was
carrying a one-year-old baby with the explosives in the briefcase meant
for the LTTE,” SSP Gunasekera told the Daily News.