Gunmen abduct Pt.Pedro traders

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 May 2006, 18:50 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen who came in a white Hiace van abducted two traders in Pt.Pedro town, in Sri Lanka Army's (SLA) high security zone, in the Vadamaradchi sector of the Jaffna peninsula, around 5.30 p.m., Tuesday, sources in Jaffna said.

The men were abducted when they were getting ready to go home after closing their shops.

One of the abducted is identified as Gopi, 25, who owns a hair dressing saloon. The other is yet to be identified. He owns a shop close to Gopi's saloon, the sources added.

The abduction follows the the recent disappearances of two young carpenters from Point Pedro who had gone to Jaffna for material purchases for their trade, said residents in Point Pedro.

 

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