Men arrested for trespassing Valikaamam HSZ released on bail

[TamilNet, Thursday, 26 July 2007, 01:39 GMT]
Three civilians arrested for trespassing into prohibited High Security Zone (HSZ) in Valikaamam near Maathakal and Cheanthanku'lam area on 16 June and kept in detention at the Jaffna prison were released on bail by Magistrate, Mrs.Sarojni Ilangovan, at Mallaakam district court, Wednesday, legal sources in Jaffna said.

The three arrestes told the Judge they were collecting firewood in the shrub land in Maathakal, and had unknowingly crossed into the prohibited area.

The Magistrate instructed the Court officials to release them on Rs.20,000 surety bail.


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