Senior PLOTE cadre abducted in Vavuniya, 3 arrested

[TamilNet, Monday, 12 December 2005, 09:28 GMT]
A senior cadre of PLOTE, operating with the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Vavuniya, was reported missing Monday noon. Unidentified persons riding in a van allegedly abducted the senior cadre, a central committee member of PLOTE, police said. Meanwhile, three men riding in a van were arrested by the Police around 1:30 p.m. at Kidacheri in Vavuniya. The police alleged that the arrested persons were involved in the abduction of the PLOTE operative.

Mr. Sinnathamby Ganeshalingam alias Farook, a senior cadre and central committe member of the PLOTE, was abducted when he was riding in a motorbike between Sithamparapuram and Samanankulam, 8 km southeast of Vavuniya town.

Vavuniya Police Officer In-Charge (OIC) Mr. AMC Abeyasinghe Banda is conducting investigations into the incident.


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