The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 14 Eelam Tamils for trying to come to Tamil Nadu as refugees from Sri Lanka.
Fourteen persons have been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy for attempting to cross into Tamil Nadu from the Mannar Pesalai area in Sri Lanka. They were arrested by the Navy in the Pesalai seas around 1am today.
The arrested persons will be handed over to the Mannar Police. Four of those arrested were from the Vavuniya district. Others are said to be from Mannar.