Seamstress shot dead in Colombo

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 01 November 2006, 18:26 GMT]
Two unidentified armed men on motor cycle shot dead a seamstress in her tailor shop at Manning Place in Wellawatte, Colombo Wednesday around 6:50 p.m., sources in Colombo said.

The victim was identified as Thambipillai Atputharanee, 48.

Her body has been transferred to Kalubovilla hospital, hospital sources said.

Atputharanee, originally from Madduvil Jaffna, was living in Wellawatte for the last 10 years with her 20 year old son, Manning place residents said.

Wellawathe Police is conducting investigation.

The motive for the killing is not known.

 

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