Search operation in Fort, Maradana, and Grandpass in Colombo
[TamilNet, Sunday, 03 June 2007, 10:23 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and police Sunday early morning around 3:00 a.m. launched a combined cordon and search operations covering Grandpass, Fort and Maradana areas in Colombo city, said Western Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Mr.Rohan Abeyawardene to media persons in Colombo.
Private houses where persons from north and east provinces and upcountry are staying, are being subjected to careful search, sources said.
Details of arrest and number of persons taken in to custody were not available immediately.