SLA arrests youth, another reported missing, in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Monday, 06 October 2008, 10:28 GMT]
A 26-year-old Tamil youth from Kaithadi in Jaffna, temporarily staying Colombo, was reported missing after going out on an errand 22nd September, according to a complaint registered by his mother with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) office in Jaffna. Meanwhile, another 24-year-old Tamil youth has disappeared in Cha'ndilippaay Jaffna after being arrested by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers while he was on his way to a closeby Saiva temple, his mother said in a complaint to the HRC.

Kanagaratnam Matheep from Kaithadi Junction was staying temporarily in a lodge on Vivekananda Road in Wellawatte before traveling to a foreign country when he disappeared, his mother urther said in her complaint.

Perinpanayagam Paramanathan was on his way to the Cha'ndilippaay Cheerani Naakammaa'l Temple on the 30th of September when he was allegedly arrested by the SLA.


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