3 Tamil youths arrested in Colombo
[TamilNet, Monday, 12 October 2009, 17:05 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers and police took into custody Monday morning three Tamil youths in a joint search conducted in Eddiyawathe in Mattakuliya, a suburb of Colombo city. One of the youths was arrested as he was travelling in No. 155 public transport bus which was bound to Galkisse. The other two youths were taken into custody in the search conducted in Eddiyawathe junction.
All passengers in the buses plying between Mattakuliya and Galkisse were subjected to search.
SLA and police have been conducting similar searches in Eddiyawathe in the past few months.