9 Up-Country Tamils arrested in Marawila, Kochchikade
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 June 2008, 10:31 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police took into custody nine Up-Country Tamil civilians including a woman into custody Monday in two separate search operations. Marawila Police took eight Tamil youths and the Kochchikade Police took a Tamil woman. All have been residents of Passara in Badulla district and had been employed in Marawila and Kochchikade.
Eight youths identified as P.Subramaniam, K.Poominathan.M.Vibaharan, R.Manila, L.Sathiyarajah, K.Krishnakumar, S.Manoratnam and N.Puvaneswaran had been employed in a prawn processing farm in Marawila. Veeriah Selvarajesvari, 22, had been employed in a shop in Kochchikade.