Batticaloa Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian B.Ariyanendran has charged that the government which has appealed to the refugees to return has arrested a Batticaloa youth who returned to the country at the airport.
He was responding to the reports of the arrest of a youth from Kokadicholai in Batticaloa when he returned to the country from Dubai last Tuesday.
He went on that the mother of the returnee has complained to him that the arrested youth Thamotharam is 29 year old father of a child. They had also told him that the youth had visited the country several times during the last regime. He commented that although the regime has changed, the procedure continues.