3 Tamil civilians missing, abducted in Colombo
[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 September 2009, 04:59 GMT]
Three Tamil civilians have been reported missing since the last week
of August from Wattala, Pettah and Moratuwa in separate incidents,
according to complaints lodged by their relatives with the respective
police stations and human rights groups in Colombo.
In Pettah, a group of persons arrived in a white van and took 33 year
old Thambipillai Ravindran, a resident of Achchuveali in Jaffna
district on August 27 evening while he was staying in a lodge, his
wife V.R.Mahaledchumy said in her complaint to the Fort police.
Another Tamil civilian, 26-year-old Krishnan Kapildev of Jaffna, currently
residing in Wattala was reported missing since he left his work place
located in Dematagoda on August 28, according to complaints lodged by
In the third incident unknown persons identified them as officials of
the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lankan Police took a 27-year-old youth, Yogarajan Nirojan, on September 01 from his residence
located along De Mel Lane in Moratuwa, according to complaints lodged
by his relatives with the Moratuwa Police.