9 Tamil youths arrested in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 14 May 2009, 20:13 GMT]
Sri Lanka police took into custody nine Tamil youths in a search operation conducted from Thursday morning till evening in Fort and Pettah areas in Colombo city, sources in Colombo said. The youths arrested are from North, East and upcountry provinces, relatives of the arrestees said.

The search was extended to Maathampiddi and Kelaniya areas too in which pedestrians and vehicles were stopped and checked.

 

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