Uthayan staffer, family man feared abducted in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Monday, 19 November 2007, 11:13 GMT]
A proof-reader of Uthayan Tamil daily in Jaffna is feared abducted Friday morning on his way home after night duty at Uthayan office, his parents complained at Human Rights Commission (HRC) Jaffna office. Meanwhile, a family man from Thumpa’lai, Point Pedro in Vadamaraadchi has gone missing since Friday and a 26-year old youth from Jaffna Monday sought protection to his life with HRC Jaffna due to death threats by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and SLA-backed paramilitaries, sources in Jaffna said.

Vadivelu Nirmalaraj, 31, a proof-reader for Uthayan is a resident of Kachcheari-Nalloor road in Jaffna.

Nirmalarajah's parents said they suspect that their son had been abducted.

Nirmalaraj’s house is located around 2 km from Uthayan office.

The family man gone missing is identified as Nadarajah Nithiyarajah, 37, the father of three children. He was not seen after leaving home Friday in Point Pedro.

A staffer of Thinakkural daily in Jaffna had been reported missing recently in Eazhaalai area.

 

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