SLA, police, arrest 6 Tamils in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 14:51 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and police took away six Tamils in a search conducted Tuesday from morning till evening in 4th, 5th and 6th Unit areas in Pavatkulam in Vavuniya district, in which all males in the areas were transported to Varikuttiyoor junction on Poovarasankulam-Chettikulam road, where they were produced before a person whose face and head were hooded, sources in Pavatkulam said. The hooded person identified five local males and one internally displaced person by nodding his head and the SLA and police brought the six civilians to Vavuniya, relatives of those arrested said.

The six arrested civilians were interrogated at Vavuniya.

T. Venugopal, 21, Ganeshan Uthayan, 26, Packiyarasa Puvi, 26, are being detained at Vavuniya police station for further interrogation.

The arrested, internally displaced person was living in a welfare centre.

Vavuniya Human Rights Commission has not reported whether complaints related to the arrests were made to them.

More than SLA troopers and police personnel carried out the search.

 

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