Further night search operations in Colombo
[TamilNet, Saturday, 15 May 1999, 13:11 GMT]
Forty young men and women were arrested by the Sri Lankan security forces from the employees quarter of a private garment factory in the capital Colombo, last night.
Twenty-five women and 15 men were arrested when the forces raided the quarters at Paramanantha Mawatte in Kotahena.
They have been handed over to the Kotahena police.
The Police and Army have conducted search operations in the capital for three consecutive nights in which nearly 85 men and women have been arrested.
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