SLA arrests 4 Tamil civilians in Vavuniyaa

[TamilNet, Friday, 09 January 2009, 20:46 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers took four Tamil civilians into custody Wednesday morning while they were resting in a hut located in a paddy field in Puthukku'lam in Vavuniyaa division on their return home after hunting. These youths are residents of Sasthrikoo'langku'lam and Puthukku'lam.

They were later handed over to the Vavuniyaa police for further inquiry.

SLA officials in Vavuniyaa said they would be released after being produced in court.

The arrests have been brought to the notice of Vavuniyaa regional office of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL).

 

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