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Motorbike of disappeared activists found

The motor bicycle which both Lalith Kumar Weeraraj and Kugan Muruganathan travelled has been found in Jaffna. The wife of disappeared activist, Kugan Muruganathan had seen the motorcycle in Achchuveli police station when she went to enquire about the on going investigations on Thursday evening, Udul Premaratne of ‘We Sri Lankans’ told BBC Sandesaya.

Udul Premaratna quoting wife of Kugan Murugananthan said that Achchuveli police had told her that the police found the bicycle near Sivan Kovil in Kopai, Jaffna.

Police confirmation

Police Spokesman, Superintendent of Police, Ajith Rohana cofirmed that the motorcycle is now in Achchuveli Police Station and it was found in Kopai on December 13th.

He said that no other evidence has been revealed with the finding of the motorcycle.

Lalith Kumar Weeraraj and Kugan Muruganathan disappeared last week. They organised demonstrations on behalf of the families of missing people.

Civil society activists in Sri Lanka say they fear for the lives of the men.

BBC Sinhala


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