Canadian Tamil husband suspected in hiring southerners to kill wife in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 March 2011, 06:44 GMT]
38-year-old Kukathasan Shanthini of Meesaalai in Thenmaraadchi, Jaffna, was abducted Sunday and her body with signs of torture and defacement was found Monday in a remote neighbourhood of Kiraampuvil temple. Sri Lanka Police in Chaavakachcheari suspects that her husband, who has recently come from Canada has hired assassins from Colombo. Shanthini and the 8-year-old child of the couple also have recently returned from India after disappointment in waiting for her Canadian visa to join with her husband.

The police says that it has arrested the driver who brought the gang from Colombo.

Shanthini's husband hiding in a house in Vadamaraadchi, along with his 8-year-old child, has also been arrested.


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