Four Tamil youths in Udappu detained under PTA

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 11 April 2007, 05:51 GMT]
Four Tamil youths arrested along with eight others in combined cordon and search operations conducted by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Police in Tamil villages of Udappu and Munthal, in Chilaw district in north-western province from midnight of Friday till Saturday dawn have been detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and are subjected to further interrogations, Police said.

Rest of the Tamil civilians arrested in the search were already released, police said.

This was the fourth time Sri Lankan armed forces conducted cordon and search operation in Udappu and Munthal during the recent weeks.


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