Two arrested from Jaffna refugee camp

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 01 June 1999, 12:53 GMT]
Two youths were arrested by the Sri Lanka Army from the Gurunakar transit refugee camp on Thursday. The arrested were displaced from Jaffna and had recently returned from the Vanni.

They have been identified as: Shanmukanathan Renuharan, 21, from Aavarankaal and Arumaiththurai Thvachelvam, 22, from Karaveddi.

Parents of young men and women living in the camp have expressed their concern regarding the arrests from the transit camp.

Recently, three others who had returned to the northern town by boats through Jaffna lagoon and living at the transit camp were arrested.

Gnanam Uma, 28 from Puththur, Chelliah Yogeswaran,26, from Aanaikkoddai and Selvaratnam Dineshkumar, 24, from Thaavady are currently detained at the Kankesanthurai Detention Centre, north of Jaffna town.

 

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