SLA takes away youth in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 10 August 2007, 03:15 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) took away a young goldsmith at Adiyapatham Road at Naayanmaarkaddu within Jaffna Municipal limits on Wednesday, the victim's father lodged a complaint at the Human Rights Council (HRC) Jaffna Branch. Veerasingham Vinotharan, 19, was at his home when the SLA came and took him away.

Many youths from Naayanmaarkaddu area were taken away by the Sri Lankan armed forces in the past, and many of the arrested have not been freed.

The SLA fails to produce the youths in Courts.

 

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