LTTE's FM radio banned by Lankan govt

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Colombo, Jan 28: Sri Lankan govt has banned the official radio of LTTE, Voice of Tigers. Director General of the Media Center for the National Security Lakshman Hulugalle said the mouthpiece of LTTE, Voice of Tigers (VoT) has been banned by govt on Monday, Jan 26. The move comes after two weeks after the govt proscribed the militant organisation.

The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) on Monday, Jan 26 terminated the broadcast license granted to the radio during the tenure of the United National Front Government headed by Ranil Wickramasinghe.

"This ban was discussed very much during the last couple of weeks, but decision was only taken on Sunday," he said. It can be recalled here that Sri Lankan govt banned the LTTE on Jan 7. The headquarters of LTTE, Mullaitivu has also been captured by the Lankan Army on Sunday, Jan 26.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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