Kondavil youth abducted, shot dead

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 04 April 2007, 12:04 GMT]
The bullet ridden body of Theivendiran Sasitharan, 20, a resident of Kondavil was discovered Wednesday morning at 8:30a.m near Station Road in Kondavil, Jaffna. The youth had been forcibly abducted by a group of eight unidentified gun men half an hour earlier near Kondavil Hindu Vidyalayam while returning home after transporting his sister to her school.

The armed men operating on four motor cycles took abducted the youth to an isolated place adjoining the Jaffna Secretariat Store near Kondavil Railway station for questioning and while being interrogated Theivendiran broke free from the abductors. He was chased by the armed gang and shot dead in an adjoining farm land, civilian sources said.

The motor cycles of the armed group were seen parked for a long period of time along Palaly Road near a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) camp in Thinnavely.

Civil society sources in the are said the abduction was committed by men alllied with the Sri Lanka Security forces.

 

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