13 Tamils arrested in Gampaha

[TamilNet, Saturday, 13 June 2009, 12:11 GMT]
Gampaha police took thirteen Tamil civilians into custody in cordon and search operations conducted in the Gampaha town from Wednesday dusk to dawn on Thursday. Police said eleven of them are residents of districts in north and east provinces and failed to establish their identity and two of the arrested are residents of upcountry estates.



All thirteen failed to justify their presence in the location at the time of cordon and search operation, according to Police.

Police further stated the arrested are being detained in the police station and interrogated.

 

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