The three policemen abducted by the LTTE will not be released, the group`s political wing leader Thamil Selvan is reported to have said, according to information received.
Meanwhile, Mannar Bishop Rayappu Joseph told The Island yesterday he was still trying to his utmost to secure the release of the three policemen from the Arippu LTTE camp where they were believed to be held. `We have sent two of our priests to Kilinochchi Rev Fr. Dixon and Rev Fr.Sahayan to meet the LTTE cadres who are in command of the Arippu camp`, the Bishop said adding that he had also appealed to those who are holding the policemen to at least, even if they cannot be released immediately , allow their family members to see them and find out how they are.
The SLMM is also trying to secure the release of the men.