Investigations have revealed that the Tamil Rehabilitation Organisation had channeled a major part of its funds to tiger leaders, including Prabhakaran. This intimation was made by the CID to the Colombo Magistrate’s Court.
The Tamil Rehabilittion Organisation is already a banned outfit. Its hierarchy had told the CID that the funds raised by them had been channeled for the welfare of the Tamil polity of the North and the East. However, the CID revealed that the funds given by them to LTTE leaders such as Velupillai Prabhakaran, Thamil Selvam, Swarnam and Bhanu runs into millions of rupees. Two top leaders involved wih the Tamil Rehabilitation Organisation are already in custody. Colombo Additional Magistrate Alex Raja ordered the suspects to be further remanded. The CID is holding inquiries on a complaint made by the Central Bank.