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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 78

Abducted victims of LTTE refute Tiger propaganda

[b]Abducted victims of LTTE refute Tiger propaganda[/b]

Colombo, 16 March, ( members of the Praba Group (LTTE) surrendered on 28 February to the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal’s (Col. Karuna's Group) at their Vadamunai base. They are: 17- year-old Selvan Babu (Sankaran) from Mathurankulam Vaharai and 19-year-old Vairamuthu Vidhyanandan (Ilanko) from Kannangkudah, Parithithurai .

At a recent press meet held at Vadamunai both addressed the media and answered questions.

Selvam Babu said:

In 2005, I was abducted by the Praba Group members. I was taken to their Vapevedduvan base where I was manacled and my legs chained and tortured to join their armed forces and to undergo training. Subsequently I was given forced training . During and after the training I was ordered that I should destroy and kill the cadres belonging to Karuna Amman.”

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