Mystery killings in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 January 2004, 18:24 GMT]
Two youth were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in two separate incidents in Vavuniya Sunday.

One of them, identified as Mr. Balasubramaniam Ajanthan, 25, by his wife, was shot dead around 11.15 a.m. in Pattakaadu, an outer suburb of the northern border town. The victim was from Alavetty in Jaffna, according to his wife. Three spent 9 m.m pistol cartridges were found near his body, Police said.

The second was shot dead while he was driving an auto rickshaw in Pandaarikulam in Vavuniya town around 7.30 p.m. Sunday. Police said the victim had no personal identification papers on him.

"He was wearing a pair of military camouflage shorts under his clothes", Sri Lankan Police said.

The district judge Mr. Manickawasagam Ilencheliyan, visited the scenes of the killings.

 

Latest 15 Reports
25.09.17 19:22  
Political prisoners resume hunger-strike as Colombo transfers hearings to Anuradhapura
24.09.17 22:26   Photo
Colombo's ‘State Land’ seizure to affect thousands in Vadamaraadchi East
23.09.17 09:46   Photo
Tamil children massacred by CBK's Sinhala Air Force remembered in Jaffna
22.09.17 23:32   Photo
Sinhala colonisation stepped up, genocidal system cannot be transformed through ‘consensus’
21.09.17 22:14   Photo
Champoor Tamils’ security, livelihood threatened by US military partnership with genocidal Sri Lanka
20.09.17 23:37   Photo
Sathasivam papers on Sumerian-Tamil connections see the light of day
19.09.17 22:53  
Tamil village in Batticaloa-Polonnaruwa border Sinhalicized by Mahaweli authority, Survey Dept
18.09.17 18:18   Photo
Uprooted people find houses destroyed by SL Navy in Ira'nai-theevu after 2008
17.09.17 22:07  
Muslims oppose Colombo's ‘Sinhala-only’ policy in public administration of Ampaa'rai
16.09.17 23:49  
Families of enforced disappeared want answers, no deceptive bills to genocidal system
15.09.17 23:30   Photo
30th remembrance of Lt Col Thileepan strengthens resolve among Eezham Tamils
14.09.17 22:52   Photo
Sirisena’s Mahaweli ministry twists old records to Sinhalicize Paduvaankarai
13.09.17 16:39  
EPRLF opposes 20A to SL Constitution, ITAK duo wrongs again says Premachandran
12.09.17 23:17   Photo
Alienate lands to Sinhala colonists or face transfer: SL Governor warns Tamil DS in Vanni
11.09.17 12:10  
Risking legal action, Hakeem wants to transfer lands to Hizbulla’s colony in Batticaloa
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=10865