Tamil journalist attacked in Colombo
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 17 November 2010, 10:17 GMT]
Unidentified gang of eight persons severely assaulted a Tamil journalist Lenin Raja, 28 in Wattala area in Colombo when he was returning home after duty at Vetri FM electronic media operating from Colombo Tuesday night around 11:00 p.m. Lenin Rajah rushed with the injuries to Wattala Police Station made a complaint in this regard.
Lenin Rajah was later admitted to the nearby government hospital, media sources said.
He was seriously injured in an attack on the Vetri FM station by an unidentified gang in July this year. (Tamil Net)
|British Tamil journalist arrested in Sri Lanka|
|[ Friday, 19 November 2010, 07:21.47 PM GMT +05:30 ]|
|Sri Lanka State Intelligence officers arrested a London based Tamil journalist Wednesday at the Colombo Airport, while the journalist was on his way to visit his family, Journalist for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS), a dissident exciled journalist group that first released the Channel-4 execution video said in an urgent alert.|
|A British passport holder, Karthigesu Thirulogasundar, 37, was arrested by the officers attached to Sri Lankan state intelligence agency and currently being held in an undisclosed location. Thirulogasundar was previously attached to London based popular TV channels Deepam TV and GTV.|
He is currently working as a full time journalist for London based radio station, IBC, the news alert said.
Thirulogasundar was visiting Sri Lanka, hoping to see his aging mother who is seriously ill. (Lankasri)
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