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Sri Lanka Investigates Rebel Leader Turned Politician

Click to expand Image Former LTTE commander and armed group leader Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan, known as Karuna Amman, speaks to the media  at his office in Colombo as minister for national integration in the Sri Lankan government, May 2009. © 2009 AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena The Sri Lankan authorities have ordered an investigation into a former commander of the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) after he publicly boasted about killing several thousand Sri Lankan soldiers during the country’s civil war, which ended in 2009. He killed more soldiers, he reportedly said,…

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