Tamil woman passenger arrested in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 January 2007, 00:51 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police took a Tamil woman passenger into custody during a search operation conducted in train bound for Galle from Fort Station in Colombo Tuesday evening on a tip off that explosives were hidden in a compartment, sources said.

The train was stopped at Ratmalana and each passenger was subjected to thorough search.

Nearly two thousand passengers were in the train at that time.

The operation lasted for about four hours. But no explosive was found in the train, sources said.

The suspect Tamil woman passenger was taken to the police station for further inquiry, sources said

 

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