5 Tamils arrested in Kalutara

[TamilNet, Friday, 22 May 2009, 20:51 GMT]
Five Tamil civilians were arrested in a cordon and search operation conducted by the Sri Lanka Army and police in Arapalakanda Estate in Kalutara police division Wednesday early morning for about three hours. Police said they are detained in the police station for further inquiry as they failed to establish their identity and justify their presence in the location.

The five Tamils are said to have come to the estate from outstation to meet their relatives.

About two hundred personnel of the SLA and police conducted search operation subjecting each member of the household.

 

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