Two Tamil youths abducted in Colombo

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 09 May 2007, 10:09 GMT]
In two separate incidents, unidentified men who came in white vans abducted two Tamil youths in Colombo city Tuesday night, according to complaints made by relatives at Wellawatte and Kotahena police stations, sources said. Both youths are natives of Jaffna.

One Tamil youth was abducted from a telecommunication centre at Wellawatte Tuesday night around 11.15 p.m. The victim had been staying in a house at Kalubowila, south of Colombo city.

In the second abduction armed men had dragged the Tamil youth from his house at Mayfield place in Kotahena and put him in the vehicle and sped away, sources said.

Motives for the abductions are not known.

 

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