Two Tamil youths abducted in Mannar

[TamilNet, Thursday, 28 December 2006, 17:07 GMT]
A group of unidentified armed men Thursday early morning around 5.30 a.m. forcibly entered a house at Eluthoor area in Mannar town and abducted four Tamil youths. Two of the abducted, were released shortly. The two persons, still missing, have been identified as Rasanayagam Jeyasekar, 30, a father of one child and Francis Thurairaj, 26.

Francis Thurairaj is a resident from Kallikattaikadu village and had been staying with his friend Rasanayagam Jeyasekar at that time of incident, sources said.

Parents and relatives of these youths Thursday morning lodged complaints with the Mannar Police, Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, Regional Office of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka and Mannar Bishop about the abductions.

 

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