Upcountry Tamil teacher shot dead in Passara

[TamilNet, Thursday, 24 April 2008, 09:54 GMT]
Two unidentified person shot and killed a 35-year-old Tamil computer-teacher while the victim was traveling in a private bus at 7th Mile Post in Wewassa in Passara in the Badulla district of Uva Province Wednesday evening around 7:00, Police said. Meanwhile, 12 persons, including a principal, sub-principal, and 10 youths have been recently arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Department (TID) are being subjected to interrogation, according to the police.

The victim was identified as K. Ganesamoorthy, father of three, a resident of Wewassa plantation.

Mr. Ganesamoorthy was on his way to a nearby estate for a tuition class while he was targeted by the gunmen.

 

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