Sri Lanka: Killing of Pastor Sebamalai Gunesh

General fr 11/10/2008

 National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL) 

Incident Report

 

Killing of Pastor Sebamalai Gunesh

Colombo District

 

Pastor Sebamalai Gunesh (33 years) of Elohim Gospel Church, Orugodawatte  was reported missing on Monday 6th October 2008 while he was returning home after a religious meeting held in Kadawatha. His body was discovered on 8th October 2008 in Ragama. He was married and had a son (4 years) and a daughter (2 years). His funeral was held today (10th October 2008) and was attended by a large crowd.

 

Abduction of Pastor Ratnam Machchakali Punyamurthy (Ravi)

Negombo, Gampaha District

 

Pastor Ratnam Machchakali Punyamurthy (39 years) of Messiah Ministries who was engaged in ministry in Negombo has been abducted from his residence by an unidentified group on Monday 06th October 2008 approximately at 8.10 p.m. He is married and has a son who is 8 years old.

 

Please uphold the families of Pastor Gunesh and Pastor Ravi in prayer.

 

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