Special search operations conducted in Wellawatte
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 25 August 2009, 19:24 GMT]
Wellawatte, where Tamils are living in majority in Colombo was
subjected to search operations from morning till evening Tuesday
following reports that the police had seized suicide kits and
explosives from a place. Special Task Force (STF) personnel were
deployed in every nook and corner of Wellawatte.
Several Tamil civilians in Wellawatte were stopped on roads and lanes
when they were leaving for work or marketing by STF personnel and
subjected them to thorough interrogations.
However at that time of writing this news, no reports revealed about
the arrest of civilians.Security in other parts of Colombo city has
also been beefed up since the report that the security forces had
thwarted an alleged attempt on the life of Defence Secretary Gothabaya