12 Tamil civilians arrested inside Katunayake airport premises
[TamilNet, Friday, 20 July 2007, 11:34 GMT]
Twelve Tamil civilians were arrested Friday early morning around 3:00 a.m. for allegedly straying into the compound of the Katunayake International Airport in Colombo without permission. Air Force security personnel took them into custody and handed over the Terrorist Intelligence Division (TID) of the Police for questioning, police sources said.
According to preliminary investigation, the suspects had been residents of Ratnapura, Kahawatta and Eheliyagoda in the south.
No further details of the arrested are available.