SLA arrests 12 youths in Vavuniyaa
[TamilNet, Sunday, 08 March 2009, 11:10 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers arrested 12 youths Sunday morning in a search operation conducted in Cheddiku’lam and Poovarasangku’lam in Vavuniyaa district. The fate of seven of the arrested youths is not known as only five of them are detained in Vavuniyaa police station, the relatives of the youths said.
The youths were arrested in the search along the streets in the above areas, they said.
SLA has stepped up searches in Vavuniyaa town too, sources in Vavuniyaa said.