Search operation in Eravur

[TamilNet, Sunday, 12 November 2000, 13:38 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers and Police cordoned and searched the village in the 5th district of Eravur 12 km north of Batticaloa town today, sources said.

Fifty villagers were arrested on suspicion and were taken for further questioning.

All the arrested were released when Joseph Pararajasingam, MP for Batticaloa, contacted the Police commissioner, Upali Hewage, and complained about the incident.

 

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