5 Tamils including two women arrested in East, West

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 October 2009, 11:00 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police arrested five Tamils including two women in three separate incidents Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the East and West of the country. Two persons including a third year undergraduate of South Eastern University were taken into custody on Friday in Kalmunai in the East. T. Vinorathan of Thambiluvil was taken into custody along with a woman suspected to be a cadre of LTTE, identified as Inthirarasa Pavarita, 26, at Aalayadiveampu in Ampaa’rai district. Undergrad, Vinorathan was assisting the LTTE woman cadre, police spokesman SSP Nimal Mediwake said.

Another Tamil woman, 21, was taken into custody when a team of police intercepted a bus in Akkaraipattu police area on Saturday, the police said.

Two Tamils were arrested in Colombo city Sunday night.

The police declined to name the location where they were arrested but said they were not planning to carry out any attacks in the city. However, the police claimed that they recovered C 4 explosives from the suspects.

All the suspects are now detained in the Terrorist Intelligence Division and being interrogated, police said.

 

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