Maha Oya Police arrest 6 Batticaloa Tamils
[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 December 2009, 12:35 GMT]
Six Tamil farmers, two each from Unnichchai, Aayithimalai and
Vavu'natheevu in Batticaloa district were taken into custody by Maha
Oya Police Saturday near the border of two districts Batticaloa and
Ampaa'rai when they went in search of their strayed cattle.
The farmers had already informed the police in their area before
leaving to the border of the Ampaa'rai district that their cattle had gone astray and they were going in seach for them.
Oya Police had confirmed to local leaders who complained in this
regard that the six Tamils are in their custody for