6 Tamils arrested in Vavuniyaa
[TamilNet, Monday, 04 August 2008, 10:37 GMT]
Six Tamil civilians including a woman were arrested in a cordon and search operation conducted by the Vavuniyaa Police and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Chettikulam and Mudaliyaarkulam villages in Vavuniyaa on Monday from early morning until 10:00 a.m., sources said.
172 houses were searched and about 980 residents were interrogated during the operations.
Police sources said that the six Tamils now being detained in the Vavuniyaa were taken into custody as they failed to provide satisfactory responses during the interrogation.