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Police have arrested 65 persons including a 4-year old girl who were staying at a hotel in Trincomalee to migrate illegally to a foreign country by sea, Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said.

He said the group including three women were arrested on following a tip off by the National Intelligence Service.

The arrested were  residents of Jaffna, Mullaithivu, Kilinochchi and Trincomalee.

The spokesman said investigation is underway to ascertain whether they were part of human trafficking.

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  • Why Tuesday, 12 October 2021 09:32 PM

    People are desperate to leave the country . They want to settle in Tamil Nadu . Let them go to Tamil Nadu..

    Dee Tuesday, 12 October 2021 10:39 PM

    Wrong choice! They should've joined the army!

    Jude Wednesday, 13 October 2021 01:41 AM

    Please, if anyone wants to leave the hellhole, allow them!!!

    Jude Wednesday, 13 October 2021 01:49 AM

    This message for authorities, look the other way, if you come across people want to leave the paradise !! And cops, there's serious crimes unsolved, please look into that !! Don't be a hero, you're zero !!

    Dinesh Wednesday, 13 October 2021 09:24 AM

    @Why - Such a typical Srilanakan mentality.. We will never progress as a country because of people like you. Dont forget that we are a begging country.

    Terrence Wednesday, 13 October 2021 09:50 AM

    Public are between the Devil and the Deep Blue sea they prefer the Deep Blue Sea

    DON BIMAL SAROJ PERERA Wednesday, 13 October 2021 04:59 PM

    You only got the see the new Passport at the Immigration Dept. ,Colombo. Need to get appointment at 6.30am and wait with six hundred young people all day. Sad


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