15 Tamil youths arrested in Wennapuwa

[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 February 2007, 17:47 GMT]
Fifteen Tamil youths were arrested in Wennapuwa, coastal town in the western province Saturday night during a cordon and search operation by the government security forces. Most of the arrested are natives of Batticaloa district who have found employment in the area, media sources said.

Police said that they took the youths into custody when they failed to prove their identity and the purpose of their stay in Wennapuwa.

The detainees are being held in custody in police station and are being interrogated, sources said


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