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Man arrested for watching Tamil Eelam song

A 25 year old Tamil was arrested on Thursday for watching a YouTube video of a Tamil Eelam song, produced by the LTTE, on his mobile phone.

The man, who was watching the video near his home in the Gurunagar part of Jaffna, was caught by police officers in civil clothing, who heard the song and took the mobile phone from him, before arresting him.

He was produced before magistrates in Jaffna and remanded for 14 days.

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