Another TRO staffer released

[TamilNet, Friday, 03 February 2006, 13:53 GMT]
Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO) Friday said in a press release that one of the abudcted TRO officials, Ms. S. Dosini, has returned to her relatives in Chenkalady. "Word has reached TRO through the Non-Violent Peace Force (NVPF) office in Batticaloa that Ms. S. Dosini, PSEDC Divisional Coordinator Mamunai North Division, has returned to the home of her relatives in Chenkalady, a Government of Sri Lanka controlled area of the Batticaloa District," the press release said. The fate of the remaining seven humanitarian workers is not yet known.

Full text of the press release by the TRO follows:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
3 February 2006
19:03 Sri Lanka Time

Word has reached TRO through the Non-Violent Peace Force (NVPF) office in Batticaloa that Ms. S. Dosini, PSEDC Divisional Coordinator Mamunai North Division, has returned to the home of her relatives in Chenkalady, a Government of Sri Lanka controlled area of the Batticaloa District.

This leaves 7 persons still in captivity from the two kidnappings earlier this week. Ms.

Dosini was a part of the group of PSEDC staff that was kidnapped on Sunday 29 February 2006.

Others in that group were: ♦

  • Mr. Kasinathar Ganeshalingam: PSEDC NorthEast Province Secretary
    (STILL MISSING)
  • Thangarasa: Driver
    (STILL MISSING)
  • Ms. S. Dosini: PSEDC Div. Coordinator Mamunai North Division
    (RELEASED)
  • Ms. Nadeswari: Pre-School Teacher Vavunatheevu Pre School
    (RELEASED)
  • Ms. Chithravel Sivamathi: Pre School Teacher Vavunatheevu Pre School
    (RELEASED)


The following TRO employees, who were abducted on Monday 30 February 2006, are still missing and their whereabouts are unknown.

  • Ms. Thanuskody Premini TRO Batticaloa Chief Accountant
    (STILL MISSING)
  • Mr. Shanmuganathan Sujendram TRO Accountant, Manikkavasahar Children’s Home, Santhivelli
    (STILL MISSING)
  • Mr. Thambiraja Vasantharajan Accountant, TRO Batticaloa
    (STILL MISSING)
  • Mr. Kailayapillai Ravindran Accountant, Vipulananda Children’s Home, Palugamam
    (STILL MISSING)
  • Mr. Arunesarasa Satheesharan Accounts Trainee, Vellavali
    (STILL MISSING)


More details to follow as they become available.
For more information please contact: Arjunan Ethirveerasingam
SL Mobile Phone Number: +94 77 674 6594 arjunan100@yahoo.com

 

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