India has received information regarding a plan of LTTE loyalists to assassinate VIPs in India including the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. India has beefed up security after this information came to light.
The Indian Intelligence Bureau has said that the plan is about assassinating Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Home Minister P Chidambaram and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunandhi during the Prime Minister’s visit to Tamil Nadu next month. According to the intelligence input a number of terrorists had entered Tamil Nadu through the Southern coastal belt. The Indian Intelligence Bureau believes that through this act the LTTE was attempting to show that it is still active although defeated in Sri Lanka.
Tamil Nadu Director General of Police Letika Saran said that they have received the alert and were taking all precautions. He stressed that international terrorism will not be allowed to raise its head in Tamil Nadu.