Police arrest Muslim youth in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 11 February 2009, 05:26 GMT]
Earaavoor police arrested Tuesday a Muslim youth for illegal possession of a T56 type rifle, ammunition magazine and 2 grenades in their division in Batticaloa district, according to Earaavoor police. He was arrested on secret information given to them, the police said.

The Muslim youth is suspected of involvement in the killings and robberies in Earaavoor area and will be produced in court Wednesday.

The police who are interrogating the youth did not reveal his identity.

Earaavoor is located 16 km north from Batticaloa town.


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