9 Tamil youths arrested in Colombo
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 15:27 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and police Tuesday morning took into custody nine Tami youths in a joint search operation conducted in the suburbs of Colombo city including Moratuwa, Panadura and Kalutura, sources in Colombo said. The arrested youths are from Upcountry, employed in shops the areas where they were arrested.
All the nine youths are being detained in the respective police stations in the areas where they were arrested.
Many more Tamil youths working in the shops in the above areas were subjected to severe interrogation during the Tuesday search.