Teachers arrested in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 04 September 1999, 15:48 GMT]
Police officials from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested two teachers from the Batticaloa Teacher Training college yesterday.

They were arrested on the orders of the Criminal Investigation Department in Kandy, officials told the college principal.

The teachers, Miss. Navajothy Sinnarasa and Mr. S.Kamalanathan are from Vaakarai, an area which the Sri Lanka Army brought under its control few days ago.

The reason for the arrest is not known sources said.

The college principal has informed Mr. Joseph Pararajasingham, MP for Batticaloa and the ICRC about the arrests.

Both of them are being detained at Batticaloa and are expected to be moved to Kandy shortly.

 

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