Jaffna Tamil daily staffer disappears

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 December 2006, 15:21 GMT]
An employee at the computer section of the Jaffna Tamil daily, Namathu Eelanadu, has not been seen from 4:30 p.m Tuesday, officials from the Jaffna Human Rights Commisssion (HRC) said Sunday.

Indrakumar Mathan, 25, from Kokuvil West, set off from his home to do errands on 5th December and has not seen been since, relatives said. The relatives said that Mathan may have been abducted and fear for his safety.

Mathan previously worked at the Tamil daily Uthayan, before he moved to work at the Jaffna Navalar Road offices of the daily Namathu Eelanadu, his co-workers said.

No details are available of the whereabouts of Mathan or the reasons for his disappearance.

 

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