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India mulls over continuing the LTTE ban

Nov 2, 2010 11:32:43 AM - itnnews.lk

It has been emphasized that India should continue the LTTE proscription. India’s Deputy Solicitor General A.S> Chandikok underscored in the New Delhi Court that the LTTE ban in India should be extended for a further two years.

A one-man tribunal hearing arguments on the validity of extending the ban on the LTTE by another year in India was told that the group is continuing its unlawful activities, using remnant cadres as well as local smugglers and pro-LTTE operatives for procuring explosives, detonators, chemicals and ammunition. The Deputy Solicitor General further told JusticeVikramajit Sen that this is enough material on record for extending the LTTE ban for another two years from May 14 2010 under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Meanwhile, The Hindu newspaper underscored that the LTTE ban in India should further continue. It pointed out that the Tamil Refugees in India were appearing on behalf of the LTTE and were engaged in various narcotic rackets.