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Bodies of 2 Up-Country Tamil women found in canal in Colombo HSZ

[TamilNet, Saturday, 15 August 2009, 19:40 GMT]
Bodies of two females of young age were found Saturday morning in a canal along Bauddhaloka Mawatte in Colombo. The area is located in the high security zone. A special police team rushed to the site on receipt of information and began investigation into the deaths of the women and to identify the victims.

The bodies were identified as Sumadi and Jeewarani of Maskeliya in Nuwara Eliya.

As the initial investigation is in progress police were tight-lipped to tell whether they were shot dead or strangled and to divulge their ethnicity.

According to preliminary investigation held so far it was revealed that the victims were employed in a house in the area.

These two girls came to Colombo four months ago and were employed as domestic aids in the same area.

 

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