Tamil fisherman abducted in Mannar

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 17:09 GMT]
Unidentified armed men abducted a fisherman at gun point from his house Tuesday around 3:00 p.m at Pesalai in Mannar district, according to complaints lodged by his relatives with Talaimannar police. The armed men who spoke fluent Tamil and Sinhalese had said they were police officials, according to the complaint.

Francis Thevaraj Fernando, 38, the father of four children from Ward 8, Peasalai is the fisherman, abducted Tuesday.

Fernando had refused to go with the abductors and had been forcibly taken away at gun point from his home.

 

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