Armed men abduct Tamil fisherman in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Monday, 22 September 2008, 12:10 GMT]
Unidentified armed men in a white van abducted Saturday morning a Tamil youth, K.Ganehsamoorthy, a fisherman by profession. The gang first went to the victim's house in Tha'lavaay in E'raavur police division, and then to the Tha'lavaay sea shore when being told he had gone for fishing, and took him by force in their vehicle, around 11:00 a.m., according to complaints lodged in the E'raavoor Police station by his relatives. Meanwhile, two Tamil youths were reported missing in Aaraiyampathi i Kaaththaankudi police division.

Tha'lavaay village is located about 20 km off north of Batticaloa town.

 

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