5 Tamil youths arrested in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Saturday, 14 February 2009, 01:42 GMT]
The Kuchchave'li Police in Trincomalee district Tuesday arrested five Tamil youths, who are residents of Kuchchave'li village located along Trincomalee – Pulmoaddai highway, police sources said. The arrested are now being detained in the police station and are being subjected to interrogation by the Terrorist Intelligence Division (TID) of the Sri Lanka Police.

Police said they were suspected to be suicide cadres of the LTTE as they were allegedly in possession with two motor bikes loaded with explosives for suicide attacks.

The police said they were arrested on a tip off by a LTTE cadre who was arrested a week earlier by the TID of Sri Lanka Police.

 

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