Abducted Vaharai Co-op lorry drivers released

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 02 May 2006, 19:02 GMT]
Thevarajah 45 and Kanagasundram 53, lorry drivers of Vaharai Multi-purpose society in Batticaloa, abducted by armed cadres of Karuna paramilitary group on the 25th April at Palainagar on the Batticaloa-Colombo road, were released Tuesday, said sources from Batticaloa.

The two men and the fuel tanker they were driving from Valaichenai with Rs 500,000 worth of fuel were abducted by Karuna group members. The tanker obtained the fuel from the fuel-station located next to the Valaichenai police, added the sources.

The fuel tanker, however, has not been released, said sources.

 

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