10 Tamils abducted in 5 days in Colombo, Puttalam

[TamilNet, Friday, 12 January 2007, 08:27 GMT]
Eight Tamils have been abuducted in Colombo and two in Puttalam within the last five days. The abductors had released one of the victims after keeping him blindfolded for a full day. Nine of the victims are still reported missing, Civil Monitoring Commission reported Friday. The fate of Professor S. Raveendranath, the Vice Chancellor of Eastern University, abucted in Colombo's High Security area, is not known for almost a month since December 15.

The Civil Monitoring Commission chaired by Srithunga Jayasooriya, leader of the United Socialist Party, and comprising Mano Ganesan, leader of the Western Province People's Front and Dr. Vickramabahu Karunaratne, leader of the New Left Front, released the details of the latest abductions to media:

  1. Thomas Jesudason (37)
    Jampettah St Colombo 13
    Date & Location of abduction: 07.01.2007 6:00 p.m. from Galpotha Street, Colombo 13

  2. Vairamuthu Varadarasan (40)
    Stadium Gama Colombo 14
    Date & Location of abduction: 07.01.2007 from stadium Gama Colombo 14

  3. Kandhasamy Soundrakumar (27)
    Grandpass Rd Colombo 14
    Date & Location of abduction: 08.01.2007 form Wellawatte Colombo 06

  4. Selavarasa Madhi
    St Marys Rd Mattakuliya Colombo 15
    Date & Location of abduction: 08.01.2007 from near home

  5. Selladorai Devendran alias Vijayan (53)
    Aluthmawatha Rd Colombo 15
    Date & Location of abd 09-01-07 from home
    He has been kept under custody, blind folded, for a full day. The abductors released him near his home on 10.01.2007.

  6. Sivasubramaniyam Sridhran (25)
    (1 of 2 victims from the same address)
    Garment watte, Karande, Puttalam
    Date & Location of abduction: 09.01.2007, 8:00 p.m.

  7. M.Suvendran (24)
    (1 of 2 victims from the same address)
    Garment watte, Karande, Puttalam
    Date & Location of abduction: 09.01.2007, 8:00 p.m.

  8. S.N.Ketheeswaran (31)
    (1 of 2 victims, brothers of same family)
    328/9 Aluthmawatha Rd Colombo 15
    Date & Location of abduction: 10.01.2007 near home

  9. S.N.Kanapathy Nadar (27)
    (1 of 2 victims, brothers of same family)
    328/9 Aluthmawatha Rd Colombo 15
    Date & Location of abduction: 10.01.2007 near home

  10. Rashan Savarimuthu (15)
    23/1 Jubilee Mawatha Colombo 15
    Date & Location of abduction: 11.01.2007 near home


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