ArrestedA Tamil woman on her way out of Sri Lanka was arrested at Colombo airport on Thursday, the fifth Tamil to be arrested at the country’s main airport.

Jayanthini Siluvairasa (23) from Jaffna, was detained by the CID who said she was attempting to reach flee the country. Sources said that she tried to leave the country after facing harassment and threats from the CID for her connections with the LTTE.

Ms Siluvairasa was remanded until 25th August.

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