Abducted teenage students released in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 February 2007, 21:58 GMT]
The two teenagers of Uduppiddy American Mission College, who were abducted last Saturday while on their way to attend tuition classes at Uduppiddy in Vadamaradchy region, were returned home safely Monday morning. The abductors brought both the 15 years old boys in a white van, blind folded, and left them at somewhere in the Uduppiddy area in the early morning. The lads waited at the same place until the sunrise and then returned home.

The boys said that some armed men took them to an old building, which looked like a military camp, where they were showed some photographs of persons and asked to furnish information on them.

The parents of the students informed the Valvettiththurai Police about the return of their sons.

Meanwhile, a security guard attached to the Commercial Bank in Jaffna is reported missing since Monday noon. The family members of Vijayaratnam Ahilaraj, 26, of Arasadi Road, Nallur within the Municipal limits of Jaffna, lodged a complaint at the Jaffna Branch of the Human Rights Commission. He went on missing since Monday noon while on his way to duty after having had lunch at home.



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