Police arrest Tamil teacher in Maskeliya, 4 Tamils in Kandy

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 28 February 2007, 18:09 GMT]
A Tamil teacher working in Maskeliya in Nuwara Eliya district in the central province was arrested Tuesday in a search operation by the police. Hatton Magistrate remanded him till March 16 when he was produced in courts Wednesday.

The suspect teacher is a native of Kaluwanchchikudy in Batticaloa district in the eastern province, and has been working in Maskeliya for the last five years.

Meanwhile, the police arrested another Tamil civilian, a native of Killinochchi in Jaffna district Tuesday night at Dummalasuriya in Nattandiya division in the northwestern province, and four other Tamil civilians in Kandy Tuesday evening in a cordon and search operation.

The detainees are being interrogated by police officials.

 

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