3 Tamils arrested in Katunayake, Seeduwa
[TamilNet, Monday, 08 September 2008, 16:07 GMT]
Three Tamils arrested in a cordon and search operation conducted in Katunayake and Seeduwa areas from Saturday evening till Sunday morning are still detained in police station for further investigations. These three youths are natives of Jaffna district and had been working in garment factories located in trade zones in the Negombo district, media sources said.
During the operation, the police searched houses and lodges occupied by Tamils in Seeduwa and Katunayake.
The police said they took these youths as they failed to prove their identity and provide satisfactory reason for their stay in the locations.
Majority of the workers employed in garment factories are from northern and eastern provinces,