Fonseka Requests President To Release LTTE Operative Who Aided Suicide Bomber To Attack Him

Minister of Regional Development Sarath Fonseka today made a request from the President to release the LTTE operative who in prison for aiding the suicide bombing against him.

Fonseka commended President Sirisena for releasing an LTTE operative who had targeted him, and said the same could be done for 'Morris' who is in prison for the bombing at Army Headquarters.

"I have even met him while I was in prison" Fonseka said.

Fonseka said that Sirisena's move to release his would be attacker was a crucial gesture for reconciliation.

Fonseka was the target of a suicide bombing on April 25, 2006. He was severely wounded but later returned to active duty as Army Commander, leading the army in the last phase of the war against the LTTE. 

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