35 arrests in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 23 September 1999, 10:34 GMT]
35 Tamils were arrested at Pettah area in Colombo this morning in two separate search operations conducted by the Police.

In one search operation, the Police arrested 13 Tamil youths who arrived in Colombo today morning by train from Vavuniya.

In the second search operation in the Pettah area, 22 Tamils were arrested on suspicion, police sources said.

The Police said that these arrests had been made consequent to the discovery of two bombs in the Pettah area.

All the 35 Tamils are being interrogated by the Police, the sources said.

 

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