Troops Apprehend Abductors & Killers with Their White Van
[Updated :: 2011-03-08
Intensified security measures in effect in the Jaffna peninsula could
arrest a “White Van” with the main suspect and his aides involved
in abduction and a murder on Monday (07) in Chavakachcheri area.
troops serving in Chavakachcheri area, acting on information received
about an abduction of a woman and a boy by a gang who came in a
“White Van”, alerted all troops and Police serving in the area and
within a couple of hours 523 Brigade soldiers could arrest the main
suspect with some aides in Chavakachcheri area.
have revealed that the suspect identified as Selvathurai Kuhadhas,
residing in Canada had arrived in Sri Lanka a few weeks ago with
vicious motive of killing his divorced wife Kuhadhas Shanthini (38)
and abducting his son Kuhadhas Ruban (15), who were living in Meesalai
the orchestrated crime, the suspect had hired a “White Van” (253-3852)
from Wellawatta area in Colombo capitalizing the so-called “White
Van” concept wide-spread by some interested parties to create a
fear psychosis in people and to disgrace the Security Forces and
the government of false allegations. According to information revealed,
two gangsters had joined en route to assists the suspect in executing
the malicious mission.
Information confirmed that Shanthini was severely assaulted after
abduction and was dragged into an isolated place by the suspects
before choking her to death. Later, her dead body was found by the
troops lying disfigured in the scene of crime.
interrogations helped the troops locate and save the 15 year old
boy and apprehend the van with its driver identified as Raja and
another woman aide.
operations are now on to net the other two culprits evading arrest.