Police arrests 2 Upcountry Tamils at Monergala bus stand

[TamilNet, Saturday, 15 March 2008, 13:25 GMT]
Moneragala Police arrested a Tamil youth and his younger sister at the main bus stand Friday afternoon, media sources said quoting Police sources. Both siblings are being detained in the police station and interrogated by the Terrorist Investigation Department as they failed to prove their identity and the purpose of their visit to Colombo, the Police said.

N.Krishnendran, 20, and N.Krishnaveni, 18, are residents of Neluwa estate in Badulla and are members of the Upcountry Workers Trade Union formed by a deputy minister Suresh Vadivel of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance government led by Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Both were taken into custody when they returned from Colombo to visit their uncle residing at Kumarawatta estate in Moneragala police division.


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