Tamil Diplomat

Youth went missing 7 years back found in Wellikade Jail

A youth from Mannar who went missing around 7 years back had been found to be in Wellikade Jail, by the relatives.Anton Keniston Piragido of Pallimunai Mannar was abducted on 2008 September 11th, when he was at his home by un-identified persons. All his mother’s attempts to locate him failed.

Kenistan’s mother identified him from a photograph  of the “Thai Pongal”  event held in Wellikade prison.

Following this the mother had filed a writ of Mandamus and the judge had ordered to make inquiries in the Wellikade Prison and submit a full report. He also ordered the Mannar police, to find out why this youth had not been produced in court so far.