Abducted student released after torture in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 11 April 2007, 16:14 GMT]
An Arts Faculty student of Jaffna University, abducted in Jaffna city Monday, was released Tuesday night along a desolate roadside after severe torture, his relatives said. The abductors traveling in a white van had released the undergrad after severe torture, relatives said. The released student, Nagenthiram Rajaluxman, 25, admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of Jaffna Hospital, has told hospital authorities that he was waylaid outside his home and abducted by military intelligence (MI) section of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and later interrogated and tortured in a military camp before release.

Mr. Rajaluxmanm, a resident of Naavalar Veethi, Ariyaalai, is a 3rd year art student of Jaffna University.

His relatives had already lodged complaints with the Human Rights Commission in Jaffna and with the University authorities.



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