Three Tamil youths were arrested by the Sri Lankan army yesterday in Kankesanthurai, in two separate incidents.
One Tamil youth was arrested for allegedly stealing from tourists visiting the military holiday resort Thalsevana. The youth has been handed over to the police for further investigation.
Two other youths were arrested for allegedly stealing iron materials in the Thaiyiddy area.
The youths have also been handed over to the police and were later produced before Mallakam Magistrate Court.