SLN soldier found dead in Vadamaraadchi East

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 15:29 GMT]
A soldier of Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) was found dead with gunshot wounds Tuesday morning in Vettilaikkea’ni area in Vadamaraadchi East. People who heard gunshots from Vettilaikea’ni sea area later found the above body, sources in Vadamaraadchi said. Vettilaikkea’ni area is one of the places where uprooted civilians have not been permitted to resettle but occupied by SLN soldiers, the sources added.

Chaavakachcheari magistrate who conducted the inquest into the death at the place where the body was found directed the police to handover the body to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary.

It is not known whether the soldier had killed himself or was shot and killed by someone else.

 

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