21 Tamil youths arrested in Eravur, Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 08 June 2006, 10:55 GMT]
Twenty-one Tamil youths from Kaluvanachikudy and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) controlled territory in Batticaloa were arrested in a roundup search conducted by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and the police in the Eravur public market and its surroundings Thursday morning from 8.00 a.m till 10.30 a.m, said Eravur police.

The youths arrested had come to the Eravur public market to buy provisions.

9 of the 21 arrested are detained for further investigations while the rest have been released after inquiries, added the police.

Eravur is located 16 km north of Batticaloa town.

 

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