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Rehabilitated LTTE woman cadre remanded

A rehabilitated LTTE woman cadre, arrested by the police at Wellawaya on Monday while moving around in the area in a suspicious manner, has been remanded till March 28.

The police said President Sirisena had addressed a meeting in Wellawaya on that day.

The middle aged former LTTE cadre has told police that she was visiting her child, born out of wedlock, given to a family in the area for adoption.

Police are conducting investigations to establish whether she has told them the truth. They are also questioning a soldier serving in the North in this connection.