Pastor and assistant abducted, Puttlam District, Sri Lanka

General June 3, 2008


National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka

Situation Report

Puttlam District.

On Saturday 31st May 2008, pastor Kandiah Sivakumaran and his assistant Mariyappan Yuvaneswaran were abducted in Tabbowa in the Puttlam District by unidentified persons. It is reported that the abductors arrived in a white van. A complain has been made to the Puttlam Police and Police told the media that they are conducting inquiries.

In another incident, two other men were abducted in a similar manner while traveling on the Mannar- Puttlam road.

Please pray for their safe return.

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