Abduction attempted

[TamilNet, Saturday, 22 August 1998, 10:02 GMT]
A bodyguard of N. R. Rameswaran MP, (Independent Member - Jaffna District) and former member of the Eelam Peoples' Democratic Party (EPDP), was nearly abducted by the EPDP while he was mingling with the crowds at the Thiruvizha of the Nallur Kandasamy kovil in Jaffna town on Thursday evening, said sources in Jaffna.

Thiruchelvam Chelvam, the bodyguard, managed to get away from a group of persons who said they were from the EPDP and then tried to drag him away.

A complaint was made about the incident to the police, said sources.

 

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