Tamil mother, daughter arrested in Moratuwa

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 August 2008, 02:36 GMT]
A Tamil mother and her daughter who were arrested at Moratuwa in a search operation conducted by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Police Thursday night are still being detained in Mt.Lavinia Police Station, and are being interrogated by the Terrorist Intelligence Division (TID), reports from Colombo said. Both were taken into custody following the recovery of explosives in their house located in Soyzapura Housing Complex, according to the Police.

Police added they conducted the search operation in the area on receipt of information that powerful explosives had been hidden in the area.

Police found explosives wrapped in a towel and kept inside a wooden cabinet, during the search of suspects' house, police sources said.

 

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