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Published on - 9/1/2006

Public Help Sought To Identify Three-Wheeler Owner in Kollupitiya LTTE Explosion

POLICE AFTER RELEASING the identification foto (see at left) of the suspect wanted in connection with LTTE’s attempted murder of former Pakistan’s High Commissioner in Colombo- 3 seeks public assistance to trace the whereabouts of the suspect, who is also the owner of the three-wheeler used for the explosion.\r\n\r\nThis person is wanted for questioning in relation to the incident which took place on 14.08.2006 at Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Kollupitiya, Colombo-3 where an attempt was made to assassinate the High Commissioner for Pakistan in Sri Lanka by exploding a remote-controlled bomb, fitted into a blue Bajaj three-wheeler (No WPJX 9328). Explosion killed four Army personnel providing security to the High Commissioner’s convoy. Details of the wanted man are as follows:\r\n\r\nThe Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is seeking any useful information relevant to the person in this picture. The public is most welcome to provide any information on his whereabouts or movements. Any information could be given to the under-mentioned telephone numbers 011-2320141-5 &; 011-2-440157, 011-2422176 (Fax). Informants who provide any useful information will be rewarded and the confidentiality of the information and informants are assured. \r\nName : Balasundaram Manokaran \r\n\r\nAddress : 1. No 157/2 \r\n Murusumute. \r\n Paranthan\r\n

2. Balagaraj\r\n No 109.\r\n Kandy Road\r\n Kilinochchi\r\n\r\nNIC No : 712391421 V\r\nDate of Issue: 2005.09.26