Daya Master and George seek refuge with Army
Two top LTTE leaders, Velayuthan Thayanithi alias Daya Master and
Kumar Pancharathnam alias George have
sought refuge with Sri Lanka Army.
According to defence sources, the two LTTE leaders
along with their family members arrived at the army defence line at
Puthumathalan area this morning (Apr 22) and surrendered themselves to
the Army officials.
Daya Master, a former private English tutor later
joined the terrorists outfit is known to be one of the most senior
member of the LTTE. He was the head of the LTTE media and propaganda
machinery for years until he was sacked from his position.
George, a former postmaster in the government postal
department is also known to be one of the most senior LTTE cadre. He is
also a language translator of the outfit and once performed as the
English translator to Thamiselvam, former LTTE "political head".