Relatives await abducted youth’s release
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 May 2006, 06:51 GMT]
Kirubairatnam Suthahiri 22, a building contractor in Kinnaiady in the Valaichenai police division was abducted along with his motorbike by unidentified gunmen on 28th April 2006 around 7 p.m. near the Mankerny Sri Lanka Army (SLA) check point while returning from Pannichankerny. Although abductors have indicated through third party that they will release Sutharhiri, the victim has not been released yet, sources said.
Relatives have registered a complaint made to the Valaichenai police regarding this abduction.
Suthahiri, a building contractor constructing tsunami houses in Pannichankerny and Mankerny region, had 200,000 rupees with him when he was abducted, said the police.
Kayankerny Village Officer's motorbike and mobile phone were robbed by unknown armed men in the same location where Suthahiri was abducted, added the sources.