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More information bared on passengers of the vessel which entered Canada

Aug 20, 2010 5:31:17 AM - itnnews.lk

More information is bared that those who had entered Canada illegally by ship as refugees had been maintaining links with the LTTE.

The Canadian Government said that according to the information many passengers in the ship had been maintaining direct contact with the LTTE which is a banned outfit in Canada.

The ship carrying more than 400 Sri Lankan refugees entered the Canadian territorial waters recently. They are being held and investigated.

Reports say that the Captain of the ship known as Vinodh has had close links with the LTTE and had been raising funds for the terrorists.

Meanwhile there has been information about LTTE contacts of more than 200 persons in the ship. The Canadian Government said that these allegations are being probed.