Sri Lanka police arrested 22 people of trying to migrate to Australia by boat

Vastavam web: Sri Lankan police say they’ve arrested 22 people who were attempting to illegally migrate to Australia by boat.According to police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara, the suspects were arrested on a tip on Sunday at the coastal town of Puttalam, about 120 kilometers (74 miles) north of the capital, Colombo. They were to appear in court on Monday.But Sri Lankans, Iranians and Afghans are the largest national groups among more than 2,000 asylum seekers living on the Pacific islands nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea.