Tamil civilian arrested in Borella

[TamilNet, Saturday, 28 March 2009, 02:22 GMT]
Western province Police Intelligence Unit Thursday arrested a Tamil civilian, who was resident of Jaffna, while he was waiting to board a bus to his destination at Borella bus stand in Colombo. The police said he was suspected to be involved in terrorist activity, according to information they received.

The arrested man is being detained under a detention order served by the Defence Ministry.

Police further said they recovered a T 56 rifle and two magazines from a house located in Wattala on questioning the suspect.


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