Tamil trader abducted in Colombo

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 23 July 2008, 16:10 GMT]
An upcountry Tamil trader residing in Dehiwala in Colombo for more than 20 years was abducted by unidentified persons Tuesday night when he was in his shop selling greeting cards. His shop is located along Galle Road in Dehiwala, according to complaints lodged by his relatives with the Dehiwala Police and human rights groups.

The victim has been identified as Sinniah Thevanayagam, 38, a native of Matale in the central province and a father of three children.

Dehiwala Police has been conducting inquiry.

 

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