4 Tamils arrested in Moneragala

[TamilNet, Sunday, 20 January 2008, 23:54 GMT]
Five Up-Country Tamils were arrested by Sri Lanka Army on Saturday at Thanamalwila area in Moneragala division were being detained at Sooriyawewa police station and subjected to interrogation. They were arrested in a cordon and search operation.

The Up-Country Tamils who are natives of Badulla had been working in a Chena (slash-and-burn cultivation) in Thanamalwila prior to their arrests.

Meanwhile security of border villages in the Ratnapura district has also been tightened prohibiting strangers and outsiders from entering the district.


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