STF, police search Eastern University student hostel

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 09 January 2008, 13:46 GMT]
Special Task Force (STF) commandos and police surrounded Wednesday dawn the student hostel in Vanthaa’rumoolay Eastern University and conducted a search operation, subjecting the students to intensive checking and interrogation until 9:30 a.m, sources in Batticaloa said. SLA and the police have been deployed in large numbers in Batticaloa district in the wake of Sri Lanka government’s announcement of its unilateral withdrawal of the 2002 Cease Fire Agreement signed with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the sources added.

Following a bomb blast in front of the Eastern University in the latter part of 2007, where the undergrads are mostly Tamil students from outstations in the north and east, the University had remained closed for many days.

Military sentry posts had been erected around the campus after this incident.

SLA troops from Kommanththu’rai camp and police constables from Ea’raavoor police station conducted the search Wednesday morning.

No one was arrested in this search.

Vanthaa’rumoolai is situated 16 km north of Batticaloa town.

 

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