Sri Lanka: Fear for Safety/ Hostage-taking, K V Sithamparapillai
K V Sithamparapillai was taken captive by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) on 26 April. He is being held hostage at Paddiruppu, Batticaloa district. His wife was allowed to visit him on 28 April. He reportedly is in good health, but the stress of being held hostage may affect this adversely.