20 Tamils arrested in Jaffna


Another 20 Tamil civilians were arrested in Jaffna by the Sri Lankan military Terrorist Investigations Division (TID), sources from Jaffna said yesterday. Reports said that 16 people  from Achuveli and 2 people from Jaffna were arrested on yesterday and another 2 people were arrested in Kopai on Sunday. All those arrested were initially taken to the respective police stations in their areas and then to Vavuniya for investigations. Last week the  Sri Lankan military arrested several others just days after Sri Lankan military attacked university students in Jaffna. Complaints had been lodged last week with the human rights commission in Jaffna regarding some of the arrests.]]>


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