TNA to go to courts over arrest

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is to go to court over the arrest of university students in Jaffna.

According to reports from Jaffna the TNA is to file a petition in the Supreme Court seeking the release of four students who have been detained at the Welikanda rehabilitation camp.

The TNA is of the opinion that the four students have been detained at the camp in violation of the law.

According to the TNA, the four students have been detained under a clause of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) which is no more in force.

Several people had been arrested in Jaffna since November 27 over suspected links with the LTTE or terrorism related activities.