On the 28th of February 2008, at about 11.30 in the night an armed gang in a white van without number plates has abducted 48 year old Thamby Marikar Fais a father of two children.
According to his wife ,while they were sleeping some one had shouted by her husband’s name ,when inquired they said from police and was asked to open the door. Two persons in police uniform and another in civil got inside the house and had pulled Fais by his hand and had told him to dress up and come with his identitiy card. Then Fais put on a shirt and went outside with his identity card. When the wife asked them where they are taking him one officer in uniform had said Wanathavilluwa Police Station.
On the following morning when Victim’s brother in law went to the Police Station,he had seen Fais inside the white van without the number plate. Police had warned Fais’s brother in law not to interfere and had chased him. Vicitms ‘ wife too had gone to the Police Staton . In her absence ,a person in civil ,identifying himself as a CID Officer had come to the house of the victim and had inquired from the children about the victim.
On the 3rd of March victim’s brother had gone to Wanathavilluwa Police Station and had inquired about the victim. Then the Police had told him that Fais is connected to LTTE and had been sent to Colombo.
Since Wanathavilluwa Police refused to take down the entry Inspector General of Police has been informed in writing.