Over 160 Tamils have been arrested in Jaffna and Kankesanthurai (KKS) in a special operation conducted by the Sri Lankan police last week, reports from Jaffna said.

All those arrested have been produced before a Magistrate and charged.

According to the police in Jaffna, 163 people were arrested in the search operation on suspicion.

Of those arrested last week, 24 people were arrested on suspicion.

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