15 Tamils arrested at Matale
[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 April 2008, 00:24 GMT]
Fifteen Tamil civilians were arrested at Matale town Sunday morning in a cordon and search operation conducted by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and police. The arrested are being detained at Matale police station and interrogated as they failed to prove their identity and justify the presence in the location, media sources said.
Meanwhile, the number of arrested civilians in the vicinity of Katunayake air base Sunday early morning has increased from 10 to 15.
All are being detained at Katunayake police station and interrogated by the Terrorist Intelligence Division of the police, reports from Colombo said.