11 Tamil civilians arrested in Chilaw

[TamilNet, Friday, 09 February 2007, 12:00 GMT]
Sri Lanka Government security forces arrested eleven Tamil civilians during cordon and search operations in Munthal, Uddapu and Munneswaram areas in Chilaw district located in the northwestern province Friday. The arrested are being held in Chilaw police station and are being interrogated, sources said.

The detainess are from districts of Killinochchi, Jaffna, Vavuniya and Mullaitivu in the Tamil dominated northeast province, sources said.

Police said these persons have been taken into custody as they failed to produce legal documents to prove their identity and credible reasons for their stay in their locality.


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