Thinakkural vehicle hijacked in Colombo
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 09:09 GMT]
Three persons clad in police uniform hijacked a white van belonging
to Thinakkural newspaper at Wall’s Lane in Modera, Monday 6:30 p.m.,
claiming that they were suspicious over documents that were in the
Hijackers dropped the driver off the vehicle at Kelaniya in Gampaha
Later, the driver S. Selvarajah was detained at Modera
Recently, SL government quarters exerted pressure on Thinakkural administration while various actors, including those operated by SL military, were competing to buy the shares of the paper.