Tamil farmer abducted in Chaampaltheevu
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 23 October 2007, 09:17 GMT]
Unidentified armed men Monday night around 8:00 p.m. abducted a Tamil farmer from his house in Iluppaikku'lam in Chaampaltheevu village, about 7 km off north of Trincomalee, civil sources in the east port city said. The area comes under the Uppuve'li police division.
The abducted has been identified as 37 year-old Sinnathurai Sithiravelautham, according to a complaint lodged with the Uppuve'li police by his relatives.
Eight armed persons went in a white van to Iluppaikku'lam, entered the house of Sithiravelautham and took him forcibly, relatives said in their complaint.