Samurdhi officer shot dead in Akkaraipattu, Amparai

[TamilNet, Monday, 09 October 2006, 11:22 GMT]
Unknown gunmen on bicycle shot and killed a Samurdhi officer attached to Akkaraipattu Alayadivembu Regional Secretariat in Amparai District Sunday around 7.00 p.m, said Akkaraipattu police.

The Samurdhi officer, Manickam Tharmalingam 47, a father of six of Vivekandanda Road in Akkaraipattu, seriously injured in the shooting, was rushed to the Akkaripattu hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The gunmen had come to his house, called him out and shot at him.

Akaraipattu police investigating into the case said that the reason for the shooting is not known.

‘Samurdhi’ is a poverty alleviation program originally begun by the UNP regime on the advice and guidelines of the IMF and World Bank.

Poverty alleviation programs are strongly recommended by the IMF/World Bank to countries implementing the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) as a means of cushioning the political repercussions of harsh economic reforms stipulated by the two institutions.

Akkaraipattu is 58 km south of Batticaloa.

 

Latest 15 Reports
24.04.22 05:44  
தீவின் நெருக்கடிச் சூழலில் ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசம் கடைப்பிடிக்கவேண்டிய நிலைப்பாடுகள்
09.04.22 14:44   Photo
குறிதவறும் ஈழத்தமிழர் தலைமைகளுக்கு வரலாறு தருகின்ற எச்சரிக்கை
21.01.22 07:24   Photo
ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசத்தின் தலைமைத்துவம் தேர்தல் அரசியற் கட்சிகளுக்கு அப்பாலானது
02.11.21 15:32   Photo
13 ஆம் சட்டத்திருத்தத்தால் கட்டமைக்கப்பட்ட இன அழிப்பை எதிர்கொள்ள முடியுமா?
15.09.21 08:19  
English version not available
17.05.21 19:23   Photo
Ananthi blames war criminal Silva for blocking collective memorial at Mu'l'livaaykkaal
09.04.21 14:46  
English version not available
23.03.21 12:41   Photo
No focus on Tamil genocide, geopolitics gets played out in Geneva in favour of QUAD formation
21.03.21 13:34   Photo
Navi Pillay explains ‘human rights’ limitations in Geneva on Tamil genocide
15.03.21 20:36   Photo
Deceived Tamil activists in UK falsely claimed ‘substantial changes’ to Zero draft
09.03.21 21:34   Photo
UK repeatedly wronged Tamils says hunger-striker, demands genocide justice
26.02.21 11:53   Photo
Tamils witness false dilemma in Geneva as geopolitical formations pit against each other
19.02.21 14:02   Photo
UK not prepared to push for ICC option in new UNHRC Resolution
07.02.21 23:16   Photo
Unprecedented P2P uprising paves the way for rights-oriented politics of Tamils and Muslims
22.01.21 08:01   Photo
Gotabaya sets up deceptive COI citing ‘sovereignty’ and ‘non-aligned’ foreign policy
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=19857