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Another Tamil woman arrested at Colombo airport

A 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 this week.

Jayanthini Siluvairasa (23) from Jaffna, was detained by the CID who said she was attempting to reach Italy via Abu Dhabi, JDS reported on Friday.

Ms Siluvairasa was brought before Negombo magistrate court , charged with carrying a forged passport and was remanded until 25th August.

Tamils arrested at Colombo airport (20 August 2015)

Tamil man arrested and sent to CID for 'rehabilitation' (01 July 2015)

Sixteen Tamils from North-East arrested by Sri Lanka over past 100 days (04 May 2015)