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French Tamils arrested on arrival at Colombo airport

A French Tamil father and daughter were arrested at Colombo’s international airport on Wednesday evening, Virakesari reports.

Mullaitivu-Puthukudiyirippu native, 52-year-old A. Thiyagaraja who has been living in France for the last 25 years, and his 24-year-old daughter Janani, were arrested on arrival at Colombo and presented to court at Negombo.

The reason for the arrest was not given by airport spokespeople, Virakesari states.