Civilian shot dead in Vadamaradchchi

[TamilNet, Saturday, 04 June 2005, 08:43 GMT]
Mr.Rajadurai Thangarajah (60) was shot dead Saturday around 12.30 p.m. at Udupiddy area in the Vadamaradchchi division in the Jaffna district. He was shot by one of the two persons who followed him on a motor bicycle, Valvettithurai Police said.

The deceased was a resident of Kommathurai village in Vadamaradchchi division and was returning home cycling from Udupiddy market with his sister on pillion. He was shot when he was cycling towards his village through a lane along Point Pedro-Vallai road, sources said.

He received gunshot injuries in head and neck and died on the spot, police said.

A team of the VVT police rushed to the site and commenced investigations.

The deceased was married and a father of three children.

 

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