Tamil civilian shot dead in Vavuniyaa

[TamilNet, Monday, 22 December 2008, 05:06 GMT]
Unidentified armed persons shot dead a Tamil civilian Saturday night in Vavuniyaa police division. His body was recovered near a cemetery along Nelukulam-Koomaangkulam road Sunday morning with gunshot injuries in his head. The victim has been identified as Seevaratnam Pushparajah, 36, a recruitment agent persons for foreign employment opportunities, sources said.

The police said he was shot dead while returning home in Koomaangkulam from Vavuniyaa town.

Acting magistrate Mr.M.Sittampalam visited the site and viewed the body.

Later the police removed the body to the Vavuniyaa general hospital for postmortem examination.


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