43 Tamils arrested in Wellawatte, Wattala, Katunayake

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 07:05 GMT]
Forty three Tamils including were arrested in Wellawatte, Wattala, and Katunayake in several cordon and search operations conducted by the Sri Lanka Police, assisted by Sri Lanka Army (SLA), and home guards, from Sunday evening till Monday morning, sources in Colombo said.

Most of those arrested were residents of north and east. Some of the arrested had been staying in lodges and with relatives to go abroad for employment and others had been working in business establishments.

A Tamil woman was arrested in Wellawatte along with four Tamil men, sources said.

All are being detained in police stations in the Colombo city and being interrogated.

 

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