Tamil civilian abducted in Negombo
[TamilNet, Sunday, 20 July 2008, 07:03 GMT]
A Tamil civilian was abducted Saturday evening by unidentified persons came in a white van at Vaikaal in Wennapuwa police division in Negombo district according to complaints lodged with the Wennapuwa police by his relatives.
The victim has been identified as S.Manoharn, a resident Wattala-Mabole area, police sources said.
He was taken by force by the gang when he was staying in a shop at Vaikaal. Relatives have brought this matter to the notice of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) and other human rights organizations.
Police spokesman Ranjit Gunasekara, Senior Superintendent of Police told media that an investigation into the alleged abduction was being conducted.