4 Tamil passengers arrested at Habarana

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 12 February 2008, 18:19 GMT]
Four Tamil passengers were taken into custody Tuesday afternoon when they were traveling in a van from Trincomalee to Colombo at Habarana, a town located close to Dambulla in the north central province along Trincomalee-Kandy highway, police sources said.

One of the passengers who took a photograph of a bridge when the van was stopped at Aluth Oya near Habarana was immediately taken into custody.

Another three passenger is a resident of Batticaloa but had been frequently traveling abroad, police said.

All the four Tamils are now detained at Habarana police and are being interrogated by the Terrorist Intelligence Division.


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