Tamil civilian arrested in Kuchchave'li
[TamilNet, Monday, 02 November 2009, 03:57 GMT]
The Kuchchave'li Police in Trincomalee district Friday arrested a Tamil civilian suspected for having had association with the Liberation Tigers earlier. The arrested civilian is being held in detention by the Terrorist Investigation Department and is being interrogated, Sri Lankan police headquarters said.
The arrest followed the recovery of a tractor from Kuchchave'li area during the cordon and search operation conducted on October 26.
The police arrested the suspect on reports that he had operated the tractor on behalf of the LTTE in past, police spokesman Nimal Mediwake told the media.