2 Tamil civilians arrested in Wellawatte

[TamilNet, Saturday, 08 August 2009, 04:17 GMT]
Sri Lanka police took two Tamil civilians from a house located along Arethusa lane in Wellawatte Thursday, and claimed that they seized two suicide jackets, a micro pistol, and five hand grenades during the search of the house.

Police spokesman Ranjit Gunasekara said the Tamil civilians, residents of Jaffna were under interrogation by the Terrorism Unit of Police.

Western Province Police Intelligence Unit and Wellawatte Police Intelligence Unit conducted a joint operation to uncover the safe house, Mr Gunasekara said.


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