The three policemen, being held by the LTTE, had pleaded of police headquarters , to arrange for their freedom.
They were captured by the Tigers when they entered an uncleared area to arrest a British paedophile, accused of abusing a number of children, even those in the LTTE-held areas.
SSP Sisil Perera of the National Child Protection Authority, to which the three policemen were attached, told The Island yesterday that the LTTE had allowed the trio in their custody to use a telephone for the first time since their abduction.
LTTE cadres, of the Murukkan Kokkupadayan camp, kidnapped three policemen, who went to arrest a British paedophile on September 9, this year.
They have been held detained since and were being tried by an LTTE kangaroo court for entering the areas held by them without their prior permission.
SSP Perera said they would seek the assistance of human rights and international organisations to secure the release of the three policemen. Sub Inspector B. Bopitigoda, constables K. Sarath and D. Hemantha spoke with their senior officers in Colombo yesterday and pleaded of them to work for their release as soon as possible, he said.