3 Tamil civilians missing, abducted in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 September 2009, 04:59 GMT]
Three Tamil civilians have been reported missing since the last week of August from Wattala, Pettah and Moratuwa in separate incidents, according to complaints lodged by their relatives with the respective police stations and human rights groups in Colombo.

In Pettah, a group of persons arrived in a white van and took 33 year old Thambipillai Ravindran, a resident of Achchuveali in Jaffna district on August 27 evening while he was staying in a lodge, his wife V.R.Mahaledchumy said in her complaint to the Fort police.

Another Tamil civilian, 26-year-old Krishnan Kapildev of Jaffna, currently residing in Wattala was reported missing since he left his work place located in Dematagoda on August 28, according to complaints lodged by their relatives.

In the third incident unknown persons identified them as officials of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lankan Police took a 27-year-old youth, Yogarajan Nirojan, on September 01 from his residence located along De Mel Lane in Moratuwa, according to complaints lodged by his relatives with the Moratuwa Police.

 

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