Armed men posing as police abduct Muslim trader in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 August 2010, 07:51 GMT]
A Muslim trader was abducted on Sunday afternoon at Ginthupity area in Colombo by a group of armed persons who arrived in a Defender vehicle. The abductrs told the trader that they were from Sri Lanka Police and took the trader by force in their vehicle, according to a complaint by the trader's relatives to Wolfendhal Police Station Wednesday.

The trader identified as M.C.Farook, 45, father of seven children and a resident of Wolfendhal area. Farook was standing in front of a shop belonging to one of his friends to return home when he was abducted.

The relatives of the trader had told in their complaints that the victim had failed to return home since Sunday.

 

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