215 Tamil civilians in detention camps in Boosa

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 March 2008, 04:40 GMT]
138 Tamil civilians including nine women are currently being detained in Boosa detention centre under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and Emergency Regulations (ER). 77 Tamil civilians including 6 women are being detained in PTE detention centre located in Chaitiya Street in Colombo city, media reports quoting civil sources said.

Meanwhile, Nuwara Eliya police have detained a Methodist Priest Nagularaj and his driver arrested in connection with the recovery of suicide jacket at Wattala.

Five Methodist priests M.Pathmanathan of Haputale, Sahayam Patrick of Karawanelle, Ashokumar and K.Saravanapavan of Vavuniyaa, and K. Santhinathan of Colombo and Brother Rajendran of Nuwara Eliya of Nuwara Eliya who were arrested in connection with the same incident were released after inquiry, media sources reported.

 

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