Another seven persons who had attempted to migrate to Australia illegally were arrested by the Chilaw police.
This group had been arrested in a raid carried out last night on a tip-off received by the Chilaw police.
The Chilaw police said that this group had been arrested when they were staying at a lodge near the Munneswaram temple.
The persons arrested were Puttalama and Trincomalee residents.
The suspects arrested are scheduled to be produced before the Chilaw Magistrate's court today.
Speaking further police media spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana had this to say…..