Mannar Tamil youth arrested in Colombo

[TamilNet, Friday, 03 November 2006, 10:26 GMT]
Twenty seven year old Tamil youth Joseph Kumar Ramanakumar , a resident of Uppukulam, a village in Mannar district was arrested by the Slave Island Police in Colombo district on October 31 morning. The Colombo Fort Magistrate remanded him till November 06 when he was produced in court by the Slave Island Police.

Ramanakumar had been residing in Wellawatte in Colombo and following a course in English Language.

Meanwhile relatives of the youth had made a complaint with the Mannar regional office of the Human Rights of Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) about the arrest in Colombo. Mannar HRCSL Co-ordinator immediately contacted the Slave Island Police and inquired about the arrest.

 

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