23 Tamils arrested in Kuchchave'li

[TamilNet, Monday, 23 February 2009, 18:20 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police and Sri Lanka Air Force in a combined search operation conducted in Kuchchave'li area in Trincomalee district Saturday from dawn to dusk arrested twenty three Tamils. The arrested are being detained in the Kuchchave'li police station as they failed to prove their identity and justify their presence in the location, Police media spokesman Ranjit Gunasekara told media.

Mr Gunasekara added that these Tamils are suspected to be involved in terrorist activity of the LTTE in the area.

The arrested will be subjected to further inquiry, Gunasekara said.

 

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