3 abducted, teacher reported missing, in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Monday, 15 December 2008, 16:22 GMT]
Unidentified armed men arriving in a white van abducted three persons including a student from their houses during curfew hours in three separate incidents in Thenmaraadchi, two Friday and the third Saturday, according to complaints lodged with Human Rights Commission (HRC) Jaffna by the abductees’ family members. Meanwhile, the wife of a teacher from Vadamaraadchi has reported her husband missing since 8 December with HRC Jaffna office.

The armed men arriving in a white van abducted Ratnam Ranjithakumar, 23, an A/level student, from his house in Va’ra’ni North in Thenmaraadchi, Friday around 11:00 p.m, his parents said in their complaint to HRC.

A labourer from Va’ra’ni North, Ramanathan Sathiyanathan, 25, was abducted from his house at Chimil Amman Koayilady Friday around 11:00 p.m, according to his family members’ complaint.

The person abducted Saturday is Rasan Ravinthiran, 36, the father of 2 children and a trader from Meesaalai West, family members of Ravinthiran told HRC.

The teacher reported missing by his wife is Thavarasa Surenthirakumar, 30, from Uchchil Veethi, Karaveddi in Vadamaraadchi.

Surenthirakumar is missing since 8 December after leaving home to Jaffna town.

Three persons being abducted during Sri Lanka Amy (SLA) imposed curfew time in two successive days has caused shock and fear among the residents of Thenmaraadchi.


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