Ex-PLOTE cadre shot and killed in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Monday, 19 September 2005, 08:21 GMT]
Motorbike-riding gunmen shot and killed Mr. Yoganadarajah Sellathurai, 45, an ex-PLOTE cadre, in Pattakadu, 3 km west of Vavuniya town Monday at 8:45 a.m. The victim, who was riding in a bicyle, was shot thrice with a 9 mm handgun, Vavuniya Police said.

Vavuniya District judge, Mr. Manickavasagar Ilancheliyan visited the site and ordered the Police to conduct investigations into the killing.

Vavuniya Police Head Quarters Inspector Mr. A.M.C. Abeysinghe Bandara is heading the investigations.

Twenty-six persons have been gunned down in Vavuniya district since the killings began to escalate, police added.

 

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