Grama Sevaka’s assistant shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 26 June 2008, 13:43 GMT]
Two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed Wednesday around 7:40 p.m a young man in Aavarangkaal in Valikaamam East, during power-cut, as he stood in front of his house talking to his friends, sources in Jaffna said. Mallaakam divisional magistrate Ms. Sarojini Illankoavan conducted inquiries into the death at the place where the young man was shot and killed.

The victim was identified as Kanapathipillai Suseetharan, 35, a resident of Aavarangkaal, Puththoor West in Valikaamam East.

Suseetharan had been working as an assistant to the local Grama Seveka (Village Officer) for a long time.

Achchuveali police recovered the body Wednesday and handed the body over to Jaffna Teaching Hospital.


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