SL Police arrests 13 Tamil civilians in Uddappu
[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 January 2009, 15:21 GMT]
Thirteen Tamil civilians, including a woman, were taken into custody in a cordon and search operation in Uddappu, a Tamil village in Munthal police division in Chilaw district, civil sources in Chilaw said. The operation was conducted Saturday morning from 4:00 a.m. for six hours.
110 women and 161 men were subjected to severe interrogation during the operation.
All 13 arrested are residents of Vavuniyaa, Thampalakaamam and Uddappu, and are being detained in Munthal police station for further questioning as they failed to prove their identity, Police sources said.