The journalist was taken in on suspicion Talawakella Police said. Mr.Sathiyanathan's colleagues, however said that the arrest was arbitrary.

Place: Moratuwa | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 20000608

Sri Lankan police arrested 58 Tamil undergraduates of the Engineering Faculty at the University of Moratuwa, south of Colombo, around 11 p.m. last night, student sources said.

The Police said that the students were arrested on suspicion and that they were being screened.

The police imposed an unofficial curfew in Moratuwa last night, following the bomb blast at Ratmalana.