Unidentified gang abducts ex-LTTE commander in East

An unidentified gang yesterday abducted a former LTTE commander identified as Ram at Thambuluvil in the Ampara district.

Security sources told The Island that Ram had been rehabilitated after the conclusion of the conflict in May 2009 and released in 2013. Sources said that Ram had been a senior LTTE commander involved in many battles.

The police said that Ram’s wife had lodged a complaint with the police and the alleged abudction was being probed. (SF)