Documentation on Prabakaran’s death received

Updated - February 13, 2023 02:03 pm IST

Published - February 01, 2010 03:23 pm IST - New Delhi

The body of Tamil rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran being carried on a stretcher in Mullaittivu, Sri Lanka. Amidst speculation that the rebel leader's killing might have been staged, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said the CBI had documents confirming the death. File photo

The body of Tamil rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran being carried on a stretcher in Mullaittivu, Sri Lanka. Amidst speculation that the rebel leader's killing might have been staged, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said the CBI had documents confirming the death. File photo

The Central Bureau of Investigation has received “documentation” from the Sri Lankan government confirming the death of LTTE chief V. Prabakaran, the prime accused in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here on Monday.

“The CBI has told me that they received documentation from the Government of Sri Lanka confirming the death of Prabakaran,” the Minister told a news conference.

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