IDP youth abducted in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 May 2008, 12:24 GMT]
Unidentified men operating from a white van abducted a youth residing in a refugee camp located in Saththurkko’ndaan within Batticaloa police division first week of May, the victim’s relatives stated in a complaint lodged at the offices of Human Rights Commission (HRC) and International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), sources said.

The victim identified as Theivendiran Sathees, 19, is originally from Paddaa’lipuram, Trincomalee district and was internally displaced after clashes erupted in the area on April 25, 2006.

The youth who was living in Saththurkkondaan refugee camp had gone to a nearby pond to take a bath, when he was abducted.

The parents of the abducted youth have complained to Batticaloa police.

 

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