Sri Lanka Defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse

Uncovered Plot to Kill Gotabhaya Rajapakse; Sri Lanka Police Claims

Mon, 24 August 2009 13:08


(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka police claims that they have uncovered a plot to assassinate Defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse, who is the younger brother of President Mahinda Rajapakse.

Police recovered suicide bomb kits, ammunition and hand grenades from a house at a residential complex situated in Mutwal today, police spokesman Deputy Inspector General Nimal Mediwaka saod tp media.

According to Police, the LTTE plan was to carry out a guerrilla attack on the Gotabhaya Rajapakse. They planned to make sure of Defence secretary death by attacking the ambulance carrying the injured Rajapakse to the hospital after the guerrilla attack, police spokesman added.

Gotabhaya Rajapakse also survived a previous suicide attack by the LTTE in 2006.

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