18 Tamils arrested in Gampaha

[TamilNet, Thursday, 09 October 2008, 19:28 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and police, with the assistance of home guards, conducted a cordon and search operation in Gampaha town Wednesday morning till evening searching lodges, business establishments and buildings detaining several Tamils for questioning.

All except eighteen persons were released. The arrested failed to prove their identity and provide satisfactory reason for their stay in the location.

 

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