Muslim man shot dead in Akkaraipattu

[TamilNet, Thursday, 20 October 2005, 07:46 GMT]
Two motorbike-riding gunmen shot and killed a Muslim man near Akkaraipattu Asha school Wednesday night around 8:00 p.m., Akkaraipattu police said.

The motive behind the killing was not clear, according to the Akkaraipattu police conducting investigations into the killing.

The victim's relatives said that Mr. Meeralebbe Mohammadu Hanifa, 42, had returned home 3 months ago after working abroad for ten years.

Akkaraipattu, 64 km south of Batticaloa, is located in Amparai district.

 

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