The 14-year-old son of the cultural officer at the Indian consulate in Jaffna was abducted by unknown persons on Friday (25th) afternoon and released yesterday morning.
Police said that P. Akesh, a Grade 9 student at St. John's College, Jaffna, was waiting after school to take a bus home to Karaveddy, when a gang arrived on motorcycles and abducted the boy. He was taken to Killinochchi, where he spent the night, and dropped off in Jaffna town on Saturday morning. The gang took Rs. 3,000 that was in the boy's wallet.