SLA arrests Vavuniya Red Cross official

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 April 1999, 14:12 GMT]
Sivanathan Kishore, the secretary of the Vavuniya branch of the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRC) was taken into custody by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) this evening. He has been detained for interrogation at the SLA's JOSSOP camp near the Vavuniya town said sources.

The SLA did not comment on the SLRC official's arrest and detention this evening. Mr.Kishore is the the SLRC's co-ordinator for the northern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka. He is also the government coroner in Vavuniya.

 

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