7 upcountry Tamil youths arrested in Yatiayantota

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 June 2008, 14:10 GMT]
Seven upcountry Tamil youths were taken into custody by the police following the discovery of two hand grenades in an estate in Yatiayantota in Sabragamuwa province. The police said they found the explosives hidden in the estate Panawatte in Yatiayantota on receipt of information.

The police said the arrested Tamil youths are being detained in the police station and interrogated on suspicion that they were having connection with the LTTE.

Police further said no room would be given for 'terrorist activity' at any cost in Yatiayantota area and all precaution has been taken to strengthen the security in the division.


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