Three Tamils detained for questioning in Tangalle
[TamilNet, Sunday, 08 April 2007, 03:15 GMT]
Thirty eight persons were arrested on Friday in a cordon and search operations conducted by the combined government armed forces in Tangalle, a town in Matara district in the southern province. Of the arrested nineteen were Tamils, and three Tamil are being detained for further questioning. The Kandy Magistrate released sixteen Tamils when they were produced in court later, sources said
Meanwhile, the government security establishment is strengthening security in the districts of Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Matara, Anuradhapura and Trincomalee in view of the Tamil and Sinhala New Year on 14 April.