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Ki'linochchi GA arrested under PTA

[TamilNet, Saturday, 01 August 2009, 20:42 GMT]
Ki'linochchi District Government Agent, Nagalingam Vethanayagam was abducted Thursday night by a group of persons who arrived in a vehicle at his temporary residence in Vavuniyaa. On Friday, the Sri Lankan Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) informed Mr. Vethanayagam's family that he has been arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and that he has been taken to Colombo for further inquiries.

The persons who took him into custody at his temporary residence also removed many official files.

His official vehicle and several files were handed over to his sub office in Vavuniyya on Firday.

Vethanayagam had returned to his government quarters in Vavuniyaa Thursday evening after official work.

 

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