Akbar (Tamil militant)

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Lt. Colonel
Akbar
File:Lieutenant Colonel Akbar.jpg
Native name லெப்.கேணல் அக்பர்
Born V. Pernibarasa
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Kathiraveli, Batticaloa District
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Muhamalai Forward Defence Line
Ethnicity Sri Lankan Tamil
Years active 1990–2006
Organization Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

Veerapathirar Pernibarasa (Template:Lang-ta Vīrapattiraṉ Pēriṉparācā; 30 March 1973 – 7 October 2006; commonly known by the nom de guerre Akbar) was a leading member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a separatist Tamil militant organisation in Sri Lanka.

Pernibarasa was born on 30 March 1973 in Kathiraveli, Batticaloa District.[1] He was attacked and tortured by the Indian Peace Keeping Force.[1] He joined the LTTE in 1990 and took on the nom de guerre Akbar.[1][2][3] He took part in the Battle of Mullaitivu in July 1996, contributing to the destruction of two tanks.[1] The next year Akbar became the founding-commander of the LTTE's Victor Anti Tank and Armoured Unit.[1][2][3] He married in 2003 and had two sons.[1][2][3] Lieutenant Colonel Akbar was killed by random shelling by the army on 7 October 2006 along the Muhamalai Forward Defence Line.[1][2][3][4]

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