Refugee arrested by Vavuniya Police said missing

[TamilNet, Monday, 06 September 2004, 11:10 GMT]
A refugee man arrested by Sri Lanka Police in early August this year is missing, his wife told Mannar Citizens' Committe Monday. Police had told the missing refugee's wife that they had arrested him on suspicion in Vavuniya town on 4 August but had released him the same day.

The missing refugee, Mr. Jeyabalasingham Ganesh, 27, is father of two children. He was employed as a temporary labourer at the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) in Mannar and was living with his family in the Pesalai refugee camp.

He was displaced from his village near Kilinochchi during the war, acording to his wife.

Mr. Jeyablasingham's wife said she had made several inquiries from Vavuniya Police but was unable to get any clue as to her husband's whereabouts.

Mannar Citizens' Committe officials said they had sent a query to Vavuniya Police but are yet to get a response.

 

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