45 persons attempting to migrate illegally to Australia arrested in Marawila

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 - 8:05


45 persons attempting to illegally migrate to Australia were apprehended this morning in Marawila – Kuda-madu-walle area.


Marawila police stated that they were apprehended while on their way to Marawila - Kuda-madu-walle coastal belt on a bus and a van.


Police further stated that 34 men, 5 women and 6 children were among the group.


They are residents of Kyts, Jaffna, Vavuniya and Ampara.