UK Tamil guilty of aiding Tigers
In another news confirming that LTTE is very much active in Britain collecting money and planning terrorist activities, a "Prominent" businessman of Sri Lankan origin was convicted on terrorism charges. He was found guilty for supplying bomb-making equipment for LTTE and receiving documents for the purpose of terrorism in the country.
He was already warned by UK authorities for buyint boots and handcuffs for LTTE "police force" , in 2004.
The founder of the British Tamil Association has been convicted of two terrorism charges.
But the jury was discharged after failing to reach a verdict on three other charges against Arunachalam Chrishanthakumar, 52, of south London.
He was found guilty of supplying bomb-making equipment for the Tamil Tigers and receiving documents for the purpose of terrorism.
The Tamil Tigers became a banned organisation in the UK in 2000.
The jury at Kingston Crown Court was also unable to reach a verdict on one charge against co-accused Jegatheeswaran Muraleetharan, or Muralee, of Powys, Wales.
He had denied receiving electrical components for the purposes of terrorism.