8 Tamil youths arrested in Anurdhapura, Polonnaruwa
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 19 August 2009, 05:34 GMT]
Special Task Force (STF) took into custody Tuesday morning eight Tamil youths in a search conducted in Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa areas. The arrested youths are from upcountry who had come to these areas in search of employment, the youths’ relatives said. Police authorities in Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, however, said that no arrestees are being detained in their police stations.
Many Tamils in the areas were subjected to interrogation by the STF commandos.
Meanwhile, police and STF conducted search operations in Colombo Monday night and Tuesday early morning.