10 Tamils arrested in Gampaha, Badulla
[TamilNet, Monday, 12 May 2008, 09:56 GMT]
Ten Tamil civilians were arrested in separate cordon and search operations conducted by the police and the Sri Lanka Army in Gampaha in the western province and Badulla in Uva province during the weekend. They are being detained in respective police stations and being interrogated by the Terrorist Intelligence Division as they failed to prove their identity and to reasons for their stay, Police said.
Two Tamils were taken into custody in Badulla town in a search operation conducted on Saturday.
Three Tamil youths were taken into custody on Friday and another five on Sunday morning in separate search operations conducted within the municipal limit of Gampaha town.