Disappearances again on increase in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Saturday, 17 September 2011, 23:50 GMT]
26-year-old Puvanedra Shakthithara Sharma, an assistant priest at Nalloor temple has been reported missing since September 09. Puvenendra Sharma, who went to Jaffna city from his village Kalviyangkaadu failed to return, the family has complained at SL Human Rights Commission in Jaffna and with the SL Police in the city. In the meantime, the number of complaints on missing children is on the increase, officials of the SL Human Rights Commission in Jaffna said.
A female student has been reported missing since September 10 from Naachchimaar Koayiladi.
Human Rights activists in Jaffna and Vanni have urged the public to be on alert following the reports that strangers from South were abducting children from Vanni and Jaffna through A9 road.
Meanwhile, a 6-year-old girl, who was reported missing during the festival at Nalloor on 25 August has been recovered in Irupaalai on 13 September, police sources in Jaffna said.