2 Tamil youths arrested in Katunayake airport on arrival from Qatar

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 10:52 GMT]
Katunayake airport police arrested two Tamil youths Sunday morning at Katunayake International Airport (KIA) when they arrived from Qatar in Doha in Middle East on vacation. They are detained in Katunayake police station for no reasons, according to complaints lodged by their relatives with the police and human rights organizations.

A police team rushed to the KIA and arrested these youths when they were about to leave in a vehicle with their relatives. Relatives were also taken into custody and being held for inquiry in the police station. However the van and its driver were released by the police the same day evening after investigation, sources said.

 

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