Police arrest 5 upcountry Tamil youths

[TamilNet, Friday, 26 January 2007, 09:10 GMT]
Mathugama police arrested three upcountry Tamil youths who had come to Mathugama from Galle to their relatives' house Thursday, while Wenapuwa police arrested two upcountry Tamil youths from Maskeliya at Wenapuwa bus stand Thursday morning, sources in Maskeliya said. The five youths were arrested on suspicion of assisting Liberation Tigers, and are detained for investigation.

Youths arrested in Mathugama are: Nagaratnam, 25, Raveenthran, 24, Loganathan, 25, all from Divuthara estate in Elpitiya police division.

S. Parthipan, 22 and Madasamy Navaneethan, 18, from Maskeliya are the youths arrested at Wenapuwa bus stand.

 

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