Saiva priest, wife, child abducted in Colombo

[TamilNet, Sunday, 23 August 2009, 05:21 GMT]
Unknown persons took away a Saiva priest from Jaffna, his wife and their five-year-old child on 15 August as they were coming out of Colombo Fort Railway Station, according to complaints lodged by the priest’s parents with Human Rights Commission (HRC) in Jaffna Sunday. HRC officials have referred the complaint to their head office in Colombo for action.

The priest is 45 years old and his wife 38.

The family was travelling from Vavuniyaa to Colombo by train where they were abducted.

Two other children of the couple are living in Colombo, according to the complaint.

 

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