Tamil student abducted near SLA camp in Batticaloa, escapes

[TamilNet, Saturday, 10 September 2011, 12:07 GMT]
Ajanthan, a 11-year old Tamil student was abducted by an unidentified group of six persons came in bicycles while he was riding a bicycle to attend evening class in Kallady Vivekananda Girls Maha Vidiyalayam in Batticaloa town Thursday around 5.30 p.m., sources in Batticaloa said. The abduction took place near the camps of Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Army are located and where civilian movement has been prohibited. But the student escaped from the abductors the following day while being held in a casuarinas jungle along sea coast.

Parents of the student made a complaint to the Kaathankudy Police when the student failed to return home.

The escaped student told that that he was resident of Manchamthoudwai and was a student of Barathy Vidiyalayam in the area.

When he was cycling along Kallady Power House Road six persons came in bicycles and ordered him to follow them. He was forcibly taken to a casuarinas jungle nearby where he spent the night, Ajanthan told the Police.

He escaped in the absence of the abductors. All the six persons were wearing shorts and T-shirts, he said.

Kaathankudy Police are conducting inquiry into the alleged abduction.

 

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