Relatives appeal to abductors for VC's release

[TamilNet, Monday, 18 December 2006, 00:06 GMT]
Relatives of the abducted Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof. S. Raveendranath issued an urgent appeal Sunday requesting those who had abducted Prof. Raveendranath to kindly release him. Dr Malaravan, son-in-law of the VC said that the members of Raveendranath's family will ensure that the Professor will resign his post of Vice Chancellor at the Eastern University.

The Vice Chancellor, was reported missing from the High Security area in the Bauddhaloka Mawatta, from 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Dehiwela Police has not been able to get any information on the whereabouts of Prof Raveendranath or on the details of the abductors.

The appeal was made from the address at 10c, 2/1 Gregory Road, Dehiwela. Phone: 0112573521.

On 30 September, unidentified gunmen, widely believed to be from Karuna group, came in a white van, kidnapped the Dean of Arts faculty at the EUSL, Dr. Bala Sugumar while he was at his Uppodai home in Batticaloa.

The kidnappers had demanded the immediate resignation of the Vice Chancellor of EUSL, Dr. S. Ravindranath, before releasing Bala Sugumar.

 

Latest 15 Reports
27.07.16 23:14  
UNP answerable for 1983 genocidal pogrom: Batticaloa UNP Organiser
26.07.16 23:38  
JUSU opposes police cases against Tamil students, SL military steps up surveillance
25.07.16 21:12   Photo
2009 genocide justice not going to come from UNP of 1983 pogrom: Shivajilingam
24.07.16 23:00   Photo
Saiva priests protest against Colombo constructing fishing jetty near Nakulesvaram temple
23.07.16 23:09  
Ethnic discrimination in student enrollment exposes reconciliation farce: Tamil academic
22.07.16 19:47   Photo
Tamil student leaders in Jaffna condemn SL Governor Cooray’s remarks in Colombo
21.07.16 01:26  
University engineers not learning lessons
21.07.16 00:21   Photo
Tamil politicians blame SL Military for enticing Sinhala students with triumphalist chauvinism
20.07.16 16:39   Photo
Tamil fishermen rise up against Colombo's move to permanently militarise Pa'l'li-munai in Mannaar
20.07.16 15:21   Photo
NPC demands CoI to go beyond criminal investigations on Jaffna University clash
19.07.16 23:15  
Sinhala-Tamil student clash in Jaffna exposes dangerous proportions of military occupation
18.07.16 18:01   Photo
‘SL President sanctioning 67-feet Buddha statue off Jaffna is act of aggression’
17.07.16 23:46  
Eastern University instructs assaulted Tamil student to attend investigations in Colombo
16.07.16 13:37   Photo
SL military-backed Sinhala students clash with Tamil students in Jaffna University
15.07.16 23:51   Photo
Encouraged by US appeasement, SL military strengthens genocidal grip on North
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=20651