Two Tamil youths arrested in Kinniya

[TamilNet, Monday, 02 April 2007, 09:21 GMT]
Two Tamil youths were taken into custody by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in a cordon and search operations conducted at Eechantivu, a Tamil village in Kinniya division in Trincomalee district Friday nigh.

They have been identified as Sellathurai Gnanasegaram, 27, and Pirapaharan Jeyenthiran, 23.

On a tip off a group of soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) stationed in Kandaladiyootu camp with Kinniya Police had rushed to the village and ordered residents not to move out of their houses. House to house was conducted thereafter. Arrested youths were later handed over to the police.

They are being detained in the police station and being questioned.

 

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