10 Tamil youths arrested in Colombo
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 25 March 2009, 06:56 GMT]
Special Task Force (STF) commandos and home guards took into custody ten Tamil youths including two young women Tuesday morning in a search conducted in several areas in Colombo city including Pettah, Fort, Wellawathe, Colpetty, Mattakuliya and Grandpass, according to complaints made to Deputy Minister, P. Rathakrishnan, by the arrestees’ relatives.
Except two of the arrested youths the rest are from Jaffna, the relatives said.
The arrestees are detained at the respective police stations.
Searches of this nature in Colombo continue to escalate at an alarming rate.