Youth arrested in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Thursday, 08 October 1998, 20:36 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Army (SLA) rounded up the villages of Kudaththani, Manalkaadu and Vilankaadu in the south-eastern coast of Jaffna yesterday. The villagers were taken by the army to the Manalkaadu church and the Kudaththanai school where they were screened.
Army officials lectured to them on security matters. Some residents were warned against providing succour to and sympathising with the Tigers.
The army arrested and took away Krishnathas Mathanakanthan, 20 when the round up was over. The youth is yet to be released said residents.