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A London based Tamil journalist who was arrested on Wednesday (17) at the Colombo Airport while he was on his way to visit his family, has now been reportedly seen at a government function in the Eastern Batticaloa district, a Tamil website reported.

However, neither his colleagues nor the concerned organisations have been able to establish contacts with Karthigesu Thirulogasundar (37) , since the day he was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo.

A British passport holder, Thirulogasundar , was arrested by the officers attached to Sri Lankan state intelligence agency and was reportedly 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.

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