SLN arrests 10 Tamil youths in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Sunday, 12 October 2008, 20:18 GMT]
Ten Tamil youths were taken into custody Sunday morning in a cordon and search operation conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) soldiers at Manaiyaveli, a suburb in Trincomalee town, civil sources said. SLN, paraded several civilians before a group of masked colloaborators assisting the SLN, and took the civilians identified by the masked men to the Trincomalee Harbor Police Station.

The arrested are being held in detention, and are being interrogated, the Police said.

The police told relatives that the arrested will be released after inquiry if they are determined not to be involved in any terrorist activities.

Manaiyaveli is located near the Trincomalee headquarters of the SLN.

 

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