The Canadian Government is carrying out investigations with regard to those who had come in ship as refugees. It is reported that the purpose of the probe is to find information on LTTE terrorists who are among the group.
One person in the ship had already died when the ship reched the Canadian shores. It is also reported that the man who died was 37 years old and that his wife and children are in Sri Lanka. He had fallen sick and then died due to the congestion in the vessel which is used as a cargo ship. The Canada Police said that his burial was conducted.
The Thai Flagged MV Sun Sea reached Canada last Friday. The Canadian Government said they had launched a special inquiry to determine the number of LTTE terrorists from among the 490 people on board. Canadian Government Officials said the boat was very cramped.