Jaffna detainees held elsewhere

[TamilNet, Saturday, 09 May 1998, 23:59 GMT]
According to lists of detainees submitted to the Human Rights Commissionand the Jaffna courts, people arrested in Jaffna are being taken to distantdetention centres, such as in the central province and Colombo.

A list of 15 people who were arrested in Jaffna and are being detained at

Bindhunuveva rehabilitaion centre in Bandarawalla in the central province

of the island was given to the Human Rights Commission in Jaffna.

They are:

1. Kanapathipillai Ketheesan, Inuvil

2. Thurairasa Michal Danson, Chundikuli

3. Kathiravelu Sathiyaseelan, Aavarankal

4. Rasamani Rasanithi, Kayts

5. Tharmalingam Aru Gnanavadivel, Nakarkovil

6. Rasamani Rajalso, Kayts

7. Thirunavukarasu, Pungudutheevu

8. Sabaratnam Thilakeswaran, Selvanakar, Kilinochchi

9. Kanthan Vijeyakumar, Mirusuvil

10. Sinathamby Yogeswaran, Mirusuvil

11. Thambirasa Sivarasa, Palai South, Kodikamam

12. Rasiah Ashokumar, Ambanai, Alaveddi

13. Sivanantha Iyar Shanmukasuntharam, Kerudavil, Thondamanaru

14. Kittinan Nadarasa, Kerudavil

15. Kanakarathinam Thiruthavam, Kantharodai

A list of 22 people arrested by the Sri Lankan security forces at different

times and being detained in Kankesanthurai detention camp (which is run by

the Sri Lanka Army and is located in the Palaly-KKS military complex) was

given to the Jaffna courts yesterday.

They are:

1. K. Satheeskanthasivan, Karaveddi (arrested in Karaveddi)

2. Raveenthiran, Varanee, (arrested in Varanee)

3. Yogarajah Kokularajan, Chundikkuli, (arrested in Chundikkuli)

4. Sriskantharasa Sreeganeshan, Kachchai (arrested in Chavakachcheri)

5. Raymond Rajanakulan, Meesalai (arrested in Meesalai)

6. Theivethiram Sujeevan, Dutch Road, (arrested in Chavakachcheri)

7. Amirthalingam Kalaivannan, Kalvayal (arrested in Chavakachcheri)

8. Kittinan Murukananthan, Aavarankal (arrested in Aavarankal)

9. Nagarasa Mathanarasa, Kaithady, (arrested in Kaithady)

10. Sittampalam Thangavelu, Kodikamam (arrested in Kodikamam)

11. Neekalapillai Jeganathan, Eluthumadduval (arrested in Chavakachcheri)

12. Sinnarasa Jegan, Nunaavil (arrested in Thanankilappu)

13. Nadarasa Mohanakumar, Nunavil (arrested in Thanankilappu)

14. Markandu Sinenthiran, Kerudavil (arrested in Chavakachcheri)

15. Kanapathipillai Sivakaran, Kodikamam (arrested in Kachchai)

16. Arumukam Balakrishnan, Chavachcheri, (arrested in Thanankilappu)

17. Chelakkandu Jeminithasan, Thavcikkulam (arrested in Kachchai)

18. Kulasekarampillai Sivarasa, Varanee (arrested in Kachchai)

19. Vanniyasingam Karthikesu, Kudathanai (arrested in Kudathanai)

20. Sivagnanam Subaskaran, Puthur (arrested in Puthur)

21. Kunabalasingam Sivakumar, Kodikamam (arrested in Kodikamam)

22. Kanthaiah Sukarnan, Mirusuvil (arrested in Kachchai)

A list of 21 people being held in the Fort detention centre in Colombo was

also given to the Human Rights Commission.

They are:

1. Rasa Kavitha, A.D.Farm, Nedunkeni

2. Kanthan Navalini, A.D.Farm, Nedunkeni

3. Gowribalan Jeyamalini, Kalvayal, Chavakachcheri

4. M. Mariyathiresa, Urani, Valvettithurai

5. Selvarasa Selvasarasvathy, Naguleswara veethy, Keerimalai

6. Karthika Sooriakanthi, Pavatkulam, Vavuniya

7. Kanapathipillai Kokulathasan, Inuvil

8. Thurairajah Nias Douglus, Mathews Road, Jaffna

9. Kathiravelu, Puthur

10. Robert Rajeswaran, Kaytes

11. Tharmalingam Arulgnanam Vadivel, Nakarkovil

12. Rajamani Rajasekaran, Kaytes

13. Thirunavukkarasu Haran, Pungudutheevu

14. Sabaratnam Thilasegan, Selvapuram, Kilinochchi

15. Kanthan Vijeyakumar, Mirusuvil

16. Sinnathamy Yogeswaran, Mirusuvil

17. Thambirajah Sivarajah, Kodikaamam

18. Ramaiah Sivakumar, Alaveddi

19. Sivananthan Sutharam, Thondamanaaru

20. Kanakaratnam Thirukaran, Kantharodai, Chunakam

21. Kitnar Nadarasa, Thondamanaru

HRC sources said they were unable to verify if all the detainees at the the

locations concerned were on the lists supplied to them.

 

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