Three arrested in Cheddikulam
[TamilNet, Monday, 08 October 2001, 12:48 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Police arrested a woman and her two sons in Cheddikulam, south west of Vavuniya, Monday. The three have been detained. Police sources in the area claimed that some rolls of wire were recovered from the woman’s house. They said that the arrests were made on suspicion that the family has links with the Liberation Tigers. The woman’s third son is a patient in the Anuradhapura hospital. The woman was assaulted during the arrest, sources in the area said.
Her ankle was injured in the assault. Sources in Cheddikulam said that the woman’s daughter was at school when her mother and two brothers were arrested.
The two youth were identified as Rajeswaran and Ramesh. The woman’s name is not known.