Seven Valaichenai refugees arrested

[TamilNet, Sunday, 20 June 1999, 11:56 GMT]
Seven refugees from the Valaichenai refugee camp who had gone to collect firewood in Aanaisuddakaddukkulam, north of Vaakarai, were arrested by the Sri Lanka Army last Friday, June 18.

They have been handed over to the Welikande Police.

Sources said that a SLA ambush party in the jungle arrested the following persons: Kanthapu Jeyarajah,33, Sinnathamby Kandaiah,29, Vandaiah Vijeyakumar,38, Kandaiah Yogarajah,29, Kanthalingam Saravanamuththu,35, S.Ramachandran, 29, K.Velayutham, 55.

They will be produced in the courts next week.

Meanwhile the Sri Lankan police arrested three people, including a police officer, in Vavuniya yesterday for allegedly selling vehicles to the Liberation Tigers in the north-western Mannar district.

The detainees are thought to have brought vehicles from the south of the island and then sold them to the Liberation Tigers.


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