White van abduction triggers student boycott at Hartley College

[TamilNet, Thursday, 03 August 2006, 20:06 GMT]
The entire student body of Hartley College, Point Pedro boycotted classes Thursday protesting the the abduction of a senior student of the school, administration officials of the school said. Jegatheswaran Gajendran, 18, a Grade-12 student of the school located inside the High Security Zone, was abducted last Sunday and has not been found since.

The officials of the Hartley Student Union told the media that the boycott will continue Friday.

The students called for urgent action from the Sri Lanka Government to secure the immediate release of Gajendran, who is alleged to have been kidnapped by unidentified men in a white van.


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