4 Tamils arrested in Kandy, Gampaha

[TamilNet, Monday, 02 July 2007, 21:36 GMT]
Four Tamil civilians, all residents of upcountry towns, were arrested by the Sri Lanka forces and police Sunday in Kandy and Gampaha in two separate cordon and search operations. The arrested were handed over to the respective police station and are being subjected to interrogation by the Terrorist Intelligence Division (TID).

Two Tamils arrested in Gampaha were taken into custody as they failed to provide satisfactory reason for their stay in the location, Police said.

Two more Tamil civilians at Peradeniya in Kandy district were arrested when they were walking along the road close to Peradeniya depot of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation in suspicious manner, Police said.

Both youths are residents of Nuwara Eliya.


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