10 Tamil, Muslim civilians arrested in Chilaapam

[TamilNet, Friday, 02 October 2009, 10:03 GMT]
Chilaapam Police in the northwestern province Wednesday night in a cordon and search operation arrested ten persons, majority of them Tamil and Muslim civilians, and detained them in Chilaapam police station for further interrogation. The operation was conducted on a tip off that some strangers were seen in the area, police sources said.

Police said they were apprehended as they failed to establish their identity with valid documents and also because of their suspicious behavior.

They will be produced in Chilaapam Magistrate’s Court once the inquiry is completed, police said.

 

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