Yellow Cats (Sri Lanka)

Country: Sri Lanka
Details of Formation: The PGM is first mentioned in July 1989 but there is little information about it
Details of Termination: The PGM is only mentioned to be active in 1989, afterwards there are no more incidents. News sources report that officials requested the government to disarm the group. The termination of the PGM is coded on November 12, 1994 when the new president Kumaratunga (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) took office and a new cabinet was formed.
Purpose: The group was used to counter the JVP and to deter people from joining it.
Organisation: --
Weapons and Training: --
Size: --
Reason for Membership: --
Treatment of Civilians: The group killed civilians they suspected of being part of or supporting the JVP and intimidated the population.
Other Information: The government denied supporting the group in any way.
References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD.