Family man shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 10 November 2006, 15:17 GMT]
Two unidentified gun men shot dead Thursday a family man at his house in Alavetty area in front of Alavetty Arunothaya College, police said. The dead body was recovered Friday morning and handed over to Jaffna Teaching hospital by the police.

The victim was identified as Kanthaiah Sivanesan 48, a father of two, who happened to be alone home as his wife and children had gone out.

Motive for the killing is not known. Many in recent times have been killed in Alavetty by unknown armed men.

 

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