Aug 12, Colombo: Three Indian nationals who were illegally staying in Sri Lanka have been arrested yesterday during a special combined operation conducted by the Navy and the Special Task Force (STF) police in the Eastern Province.
On information received by the Navy, naval troops attached to the South Eastern Naval Command with the assistance of Police Special Task Force personnel stationed in Marudamunai conducted a special raid in Nindavur on Friday (11) and apprehended the three Indian nationals.
The Indian nationals were arrested while engaged in harvesting a paddy field in the area violating the immigration laws of Sri Lanka.
The three Indians aged 27, 36 and 41 years, are residents of Tamil Nadu, India. They have been handed over to the Sammanthurai Police for legal action.