Man reported missing in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 17:32 GMT]
A 30-years-old man, Mr. Karuppaiah Sasikumar, a resident of Kommanthurai, Chenkalady, was reported missing since 22nd of September, sources in Batticaloa said. On Tuesday Sasikumar's parents received a call from persons claiming to belong to the paramilitary Karuna Group who informed the family that the victim was shot and killed by them Friday around 6:30 p.m. and that the body had been buried.

The caller didn't specify where the body was buried, according to Sasikumar's parents.

Sasikumar had gone to Colombo to apply for a passport. Parents had lost contact with their son since he left for Colombo.

Mr. Sasikumar was not involved in any political or armed activities, according to the parents.

 

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