Two civilians seek protection at Jaffna HRC

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 22:08 GMT]
Two family men, one aged 34, from Kalvayal in Chavakacheri in Thenmaradchi, and the other aged 32, from Kokuvil area in Jaffna, fearing threat to their lives from Sri Lanka (SL) armed forces and allied paramilitaries sought safety at the Human Rights Commission (HRC) in Jaffna Tuesday, civil society sources in Jaffna said.

The two men were placed under the protective custody in Jaffna prison, raising the total of persons kept there under protective custody to 61, according to HRC sources.


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