White van armed men abduct Tamil trader in Negombo

[TamilNet, Saturday, 11 October 2008, 19:42 GMT]
Unidentified armed men arriving in white van abducted a 42- year old Tamil trader from his communication centre located along Breach Road in Negombo town Thursday midnight, sources in Negombo said. Subramanian Thavarajasingham, a father of two children, lived in Mansion Place in Negombo and ran a communication centre on monthly rental basis, according to complaints lodged by his mother and wife with the Negombo Police Friday.

Annapakkiam Subramanian in her complaint to the police stated that his son Thursday evening went to Sri Muthumaariamman Temple located along Beach Road and returned to his communication centre at about 9:00 p.m. She heard some one shouting for help from the side of son's shop, and came out of her house, but failed to recognize the voice was his son's. She then saw a white van without the registration plate fleeing from the area. Only later she was told that her son had been abducted by unidentified men, the mother said in her complaint.

Subramanian Thavarajasingham was born in Kaarainagar in Jaffna. Later he shifted to Galle in the southern province and had education there. He came to Negombo ten years ago and got married in Negombo, his wife said in her complaint to the police.


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