2 upcountry Tamil youths arrested in Kandy
[TamilNet, Thursday, 20 March 2008, 12:21 GMT]
Two upcountry Tamil youths were arrested by Sri Lanka government security forces Wednesday evening at Kandy, and are being detained at police station. Police said they were taken in for questioning as they failed to prove their identity and the purpose of their visit when they arrived in Kandy bus stand from Badulla.
The youths identified as Sithambaram Kiruba (18) and S.Kumar (28) are residents of Charnia estate in Badulla district in Uva province.
The youths said they were arrested on their way to meet a relative.