SLA soldiers arrest Vanni youths at Muhamalai checkpoint

[TamilNet, Thursday, 09 September 2004, 18:17 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers Thursday arrested two Tamil youths entering Jaffna district from Vanni through Muhamalai SLA checkpoint, sources said.

The youths were identified as Mr.Sebastianpillai Jesuthasan and Mr. Jeyaraj Antonythas and are natives of Mulliayawallai and Vattapallai in Mullaitivu district.

Kodikamam Police later produced both youths in Chavakachcheri magistrate's court, legal sources said.

Police told the court that the suspects were in possession of several National Identity Cards, legal sources said.

The Chavakachcheri Magistrate Mr.P.Subramaniam allowed bail for both suspects with two sureties signing a bond for Rs: 10,000/=.

However as no one came forward to release them on bail the suspects were ordered remand in Jaffna prisons, legal sources said.


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