16 civilians arrested in Wellawatte

[TamilNet, Saturday, 31 May 2008, 11:35 GMT]


Wellawatte police arrested sixteen civilians who failed to prove their identity during a cordon and search operation conducted in the area on Thursday night. Suspects were from several parts of Northeast and upcountry, police said.


The arrested are being detained for further inquiries on a court order, police sources added.

 

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