2 Tamil youths abducted in Kotahena
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 02:49 GMT]
Two Tamil youths, who returned from Qatar in Middle East and had been staying in a lodge along Vivekananda Hill in Kotahena to go again for employment abroad, were abducted by a group of armed persons who allegedly posed as officials of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police last Friday afternoon around 12.30, according to complaints lodged with the Kotahena Police and other human rights groups on Monday by their relatives.
The armed gang arrived in a car and in a three-wheeler and took Sellankandu Yasotharan and K.Kapilan by force at the gun point, according to the complaints.
The victims are from Kodikaamam and Jaffna town in the Jaffna district.