The nine persons have been arrested on two separate counts. Five have been arrested behind Dhanu Rock's house while attending his birthday party while four others have been nabbed at a seperate celebration in the Navali area.
The suspects have been taken to the Manippai and Jaffna police stations and it has been revealed that they have been involved in a large number of criminal activities in the area.
Further investigations are underway.
(Madhava Kulasooriya - Vavuniya Corr.)