3 Tamil civilians arrested in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 07 August 2008, 16:35 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and the police launched an intensive checking operation Thursday from 8:00 a.m until 1:00 p.m in several places in Batticaloa including Batticaloa Kalladi, Naavatkudaa and Batticaloa town. Three persons were taken into custody in this checking.

Violence related incidents have markedly increased in number in Batticaloa district, in the past few days.

All vehicles going through the above places were checked while the National Identity cards of all the passengers as well as the pedestrians were inspected carefully.

 

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