Court orders arrest warrant for EPDP person in abduction, homicide case in Chaavakachcheari

[TamilNet, Monday, 29 March 2010, 17:01 GMT]
Chaavakachcheari Magistrate, P. J. Pirabakar, Monday directed the police to arrest Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) member Jeevan, the prime suspect in the abduction and killing of Thiruchelvam Kapilthev and ordered action to be taken to prevent the suspect leaving the country, sources in Jaffna said. One of the fellow students of the victim arrested and detained had said in his statement to police that the said Jeevan was the key person in plotting the abduction and killing of Kapilthev, the sources added.

Kapilnath, 17, student of a leading educational institution in Jaffna.
The Department of Immigration and Immigration, Customs and Airport authorities had been instructed not to permit Jeevan leave the country.

Six persons have been arrested and are being interrogated in this case.

Jeevan, who had been a member of EPDP for eight years has been attached to Nu’naavil EPDP camp in Thenmaraadchi.

He is the right-hand man to Charles, one of the EPDP candidates contesting Jaffna electorate in the forthcoming parliamentary election and was active in organizing campaign meetings and pasting wall papers for EPDP.



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