A centre which had been printing fake documents has been detected in Vavuniya. Six suspects are in Police custody.
During the raid conducted by the Vavuniya Police, several documents of many Ministries, rubber seals and fake identity cards were recovered. Gear used for the printing and some fake documents were seized. It has been revealed that the centre had been operating for about six years, The Police succeeded in recovering several documents of the Defence Ministry, rubber seals and a stock of identify cards of various security sectors. The Vavuniya Police are pursuing inquiries to determine whether these documents had been printed for the benefit of the LTTE in the past.