SL police arrest seven Tamil youths in Anuradhapura

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 October 2008, 19:20 GMT]
Seven Tamil youths from upcountry districts were taken into custody during a cordon and search operation conducted by Sri Lanka police personnel in Anuradhapura from morning till noon in the aftermath of the assassination of Opposition Leader of the United National Party (UNP) in North Central Province, Maj. Gen (retd.) Janaka Perera.

The arrested youths were those employed in business establishments in Anuradhapura, police said. Meanwhile those traveling to Colombo were subjected to severe interrogation at Madawaachchi check poin.

Janaka Perara was participating in an opening ceremony of a new UNP office close to the old bus stand in the town at the time of the Monday morning blast.


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