One hundred and twenty persons passed out in the first batch of special trained village level civil force in Ganeshapuram Central Grounds last week in LTTE-controlled Muttur East in the Trincomalee district.
LTTE`s Special Commander of Trincomalee, Col. Sornam, particiapted as the chief guest in the passing out ceremony of the first batch that completed a forty-five days` training. Deputy Head of the Tamileelam Police for the Trincomalee district, Semmanan, who presided the event said that training is being given to five thousand villagers in the district.
The government signed the ceasefire agreement with the LTTE, because of its military strength, he noted.
To sustain the current peace environment and to establish permanent peace, the military strength of the LTTE and the Tamil people should be protected and enhanced, he stressed.
`Hence the induction of newly-trained personnel of the village level special trained force`.
Col. Sornam, in his keynote address said that the LTTE was able to defeat the Sri Lanka Army when the latter launched Jayasikuru military operation in the Vanni region with the support of the militarily trained civil force in Vanni.