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Six Sri Lankans who had attempted to enter Australia illegally were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Division after they were deported by Australian authorities.

Reports said the six suspects were repatriated after Australian authorities intercepted their boat. Accordingly, the suspects are residents of Valaichchenai and are between the age 24 and 43 years.

Police said the suspects are scheduled to be produced before the Negombo Magistrates Court today.