14 Tamils arrested in Marawila

[TamilNet, Friday, 15 June 2007, 11:22 GMT]
Police arrested fourteen Tamils in Marawila, a town in Chilaw district Thursday night, in a cordon and search operation. Majority of them were from northeast and the others are from upcountry towna.

All of the arrested are between the ages of 25 and 35 and employed in Marawila shops and factories, sources said.

Police said they were taken into custody as the failed to prove their identity and give valid reasons for their stay in the location.

 

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