Tamil UNP activist abducted in Puththa'lam

[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 October 2008, 17:37 GMT]
Forty year old K.Mahalaingam, a former councilor of the Aarachchikatuwa Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) in Puththa'lam district was abducted from his house Thursday around 7:00 p.m. by unidentified armed persons arrived in a white van. He represented the main opposition United National Party (UNP) in the PS, according to complaints lodged with the Puththa'lam Police by his relatives.

The abductors who claimed that they were members of the Police Intelligence Unit took the victim at gunpoint when he refused to accompany them, further stated in complaints.

 

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