115 persons from the Batticaloa District, who had illegally tapped electricity have been arrested.
A special team from the Electricity Board with the support of the Police conducted the raid. Instruments used for tapping of electricity were seized. Operations were carried out in Eravur, Vavunathivu, Kokkadicholai and Kalavanchikudi areas. The suspects were enlarged on bail after being produced before the Batticaloa and Valachchenei Magistrates.