Youth shot dead in Eravur

[TamilNet, Thursday, 30 September 2004, 06:56 GMT]
A youth who was taken away from his home by unidentified men Wednesday night was found shot dead in Redd Barnapuram in Eravur, 14 kilimoetres north of Batticaloa, Police said. The body of the youth, Mr.Dharmalingam Gopalakrishnan, 19, was found in shrub near his home with gunshot wounds Thursday morning, according to Eravur Police.

Sources in the area alleged that Mr. Gopalakrishnan had links with Sri Lanka army.

Police, however, said they are investigating the youth's background.

 

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