SLN abducts Jaffna undergrad

[TamilNet, Monday, 20 November 2006, 12:55 GMT]
A third year student at the Arts faculty of Jaffna Campus has been abducted by Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) soldiers in Vangalavadi in Velanai Saturday morning, relatives said in a complaint filed at the Jaffna Human Rights Commission (HRC) offices, civil society sources said.

Markandu Sasikumar, 22, from Nedunthivu West, had gone to the Vangalavadi information centre run by the SLN to obtain permission to travel to Colombo when he was abducted.

Sasikumar was taken in a white van by the SLN troopers, according to the complaint filed at the HRC, sources said.

Relatives have also communicated Sasikumar's abduction to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Jaffna University.


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