Suspected paramilitary cadres kill pedestrian

[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 March 2005, 16:48 GMT]
Gunmen suspected to be members of a paramilitary group shot dead a man Sunday evening around 4.45 in Chenkalady, 16 kilometres north of Batticaloa, Police said. The gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire on Mr. Nadarajah Supenthiran, 26 of Kannankudah, an LTTE held village 6 kilometres west of Batticaloa town, at point blank range when he was walking down Kanapathipillai Road in Chenkalady, Eravur Police said.

The gunmen got away, according to Police.

Mr. Dharmasena Ratnayaka, Officer in Charge (OIC) of Eravur Police said that Mr. Nadarajah’s affiliations are not known. Investigations are continuing, he said.


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