Two Tamil civilians abducted in Kotahena

[TamilNet, Sunday, 13 April 2008, 03:35 GMT]
Unidentified men operating in a white van abducted two civilians along New Chetty Street, Kotahena (Koddaagncheanai), Colombo Friday noon in front of Our Lady of Sorrow church, the relatives of the abducted men told Kotahena police.

The victims abducted from a heavily crowded area are both family men and are from Jaffna.

One of the victims has been identified as Emmanuel Anthonythas, 57, from Koyyaaththoaddam and father of one female child. The other victim is Raphael Bernard, 47, a father of three children is from Paasaiyoor and is a fisherman by profession.

Raphael Bernard arrived from Jaffna last month with his son to send him to a foreign country and was residing in a lodge, his relatives said.

Meanwhile, a complaint has been made to Sri Lankan Deputy Minister Rathakrishnan and Mano Ganeshan, the Colombo district parliamentarian and leader of Western Province People’s Front regarding the abduction.

 

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