JVP dissidents missing

Two leading JVP dissidents have been reported missing since last night.

According to reports, activist of the ‘Jana Aragala’ movement, Kumar Mahaththaya and Dimuthu Atigala have gone missing.

The wife and children of Premakumar Gunaratnam alias Kumar Mahaththaya were arrested at the Katunayake International Airport earlier this year.

Kumar Mahaththaya’s wife Dr. Champa Somaratne and the two children were interrogated by the security units following their arrest, reports said at the time..

Kumar Mahaththaya’s wife and children are Australian citizens and were arrested when they were trying to return to Australia after spending the holidays in Sri Lanka.

Kumar Mahaththaya played a lead role in the JVP since 1980.