Daily Mirror has reported Sri Lankan defence establishment knows, of the place where the bomb was manufactured, where it was planned and where the mine was planted, revealed that LTTE not involved the killing of NCP- UNP Opposition Leader Janaga perera and 29 others, is confirmed after the leakage of secret from defence establishment, UNP Chairman said.
Mr. Perera told a news conference that a person who had identified him self as an officer attached to the De fence Establishment had sent him a letter stating that he was aware of all details regarding the killing of Major General Perera and others. This person has mentioned in the letter that he was even aware of the place where the bomb was manufactured and where it was planned.
However the informant said he was not in a position to reveal all details now.
Mr. Perera who charged that the government was trying to cover up the case said the UNP would bring to justice all those involved in the bomb attack and those who tried to cover it up when the party came to power.
He also charged that the suspect who was arrested earlier had been released on December 5 despite the order by the Anurdhapura Magistrate to produce him again on December 15. Mr. Perera charged the investigation into the killing was yet to be completed though the suspect was released.
North Central Provincial Councillor Rohana Gamage said he has provided some vital information on the killer. The suspect who had been released is reported to be a native from Kataragama and had been selling fish in Anurdhapura after taking up residence there. He has reportedly sent his family back to Kataragama just after the bomb explosion.
An eyewitness to the explosion who also attended the news conference said he saw the suspect speaking to the suicide bomber minutes before the explosion. He said the suicide member was an able bodied person but was behaving as he was drunk.
Meanwhile it was also revealed at the news conference that the Buddhist Monk who had given evidence on the burning down of the residence of UNP Anurdhapura District Manager Dr. Raja Johnpulle had left the country after receiving death threats.