25 arrested in search operation

[TamilNet, Saturday, 08 April 2000, 18:02 GMT]
At least 25 Tamil youths and young Tamil women were arrested during a combined search operation by the Sri Lanka Army soldiers and police in Keselwatte in down town Colombo, sources in Colombo said. The search began late in the night and continued till early hours of the morning today.

The arrested Tamils were taken to the Keselwatte police station for interrogation, the sources said.

Fifty-one Tamils were reported arrested in Colombo during police search operations last week.


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