Two Jaffna youths arrested in Matale
[TamilNet, Saturday, 16 June 2007, 13:45 GMT]
Two Jaffna youths were arrested in Kaluthaavalai, a village in Matale district in central province Friday morning, in a cordon and search operation by the police. The youths have been identified as Krishnapillai Prashanthan, 29, and Ramesh Karthik, 21, of Cha'ndilippaay in Jaffna district.
They were taken into custody when they were staying in a house of Tamil at Rathotta Road in Kaluthaavalai waiting for the clearance to go abroad for employment, police sources said.
Both youths are being detained in Matale and being interrogated by the Terrorist Intelligence Unit of the Matale Police, sources said.