Police and Army arrested a Tiger cadre at Buddangala on Sunday afternoon when he had gone to a house and requested something to eat.
Police recovered a T-56 weapon, an Identity Card issued by the LTTE and two cyanide capsules.He was dressed in the LTTE uniform.Police said he could be around 18 years of age.
He had emerged from the jungle and gone to the backyard of a house. Seeing a woman in the house he had through signs indicated that he wanted something to eat. The woman signalled him to come to the verandah made him sit and had served him a plate of rice .
While he was eating she had informed the Padaviya Police and a nearby Army camp over the telephone.