Mulaitheevu Police had arrested at 4.00 a.m. yesterday, 3 Air Force men at Muliwaikkal East, while digging a pit, where people lived during the tail end of the war.
The Air Force men were found digging a pit under a banyan tree at the Millady area in Muliwaikkal, where traces of people and LTTE living there are still available. Army men stationed near the spot had seen them arrested them and handed them over to the Police. The three men identified themselves as Air Force soldiers and there after the police had contacted their commanding officer, who had said that he had send them there for some work.
Mulaitheevu Police OIC had said that they will be released under police bail after recording statements through their Officer Commanding.
Area people are perplexed over as to who had identified the spot and what is the background of this act?