Tamil civilian abducted in Kotahena
[TamilNet, Saturday, 29 March 2008, 05:41 GMT]
A Tamil civilian residing at Jampettah Road in Kotahena in Colombo city was abducted on March 18 morning around 5:00 a.m. by a group of unidentified armed persons who arrived in a van. The men dressed in civil stated that they had come from Kotahena police station, according to a complaint lodged with the Kotahena Police and the Civil Monitoring Committee in Colombo by his wife.
The victim has been identified as Gunaratnam Krishnaraj, father of two children. He was earlier asked to report at the Kotahena police station.
Preliminary inquiries revealed that the abductor was not attached to Kotahena Police.