Sri Lanka Police arrests Tamil woman in Wattala

[TamilNet, Sunday, 31 May 2009, 03:46 GMT]
A Tamil woman was arrested in Wattala town in Colombo district on Thursday night on a tip off from the public that she is stranger to the area. Police said it was revealed at preliminary inquiry she was a resident of Mullaitheivu, and had come to Wattala during the height of military operation in Vanni, according to media reports.

Police further said as she failed to establish her identity and justify her presence in the location.

The Defence Ministry has instructed the Police to detain the woman for further interrogation, police spokesperson said.


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