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Sinhala journalist abducted in white van; later released

[TamilNet, Monday, 31 August 2009 10:05 No Comment]

Unknown persons arriving in a white van abducted P. Ekaneligoda, a journalist who worked as Features Editor of Siyarata, official organ of the main opposition United National Party (UNP) and LankaeNews website, in Makumbura in Homagama police division in Colombo district on Thursday night, sources in Colombo said. He was subsequently released the next day.

The reason for the abduction is not known, the sources said.

Mr. P. Ekaneligoda has lodged a complaint with the Homagama police Saturday.

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