Douglas' ministry official shot dead in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Monday, 04 April 2005, 08:48 GMT]
A senior official from the Ministry Vocational Education was shot dead Monday around 12.40 p.m.in Batticaloa. The official, Mr.T. Kailainathan, an assistant director for vocational education, was at theGovernment Technical College when he was gunned down by an unidentified gunman, Police said. Mr. Douglas Devananda, MP, leader of EPDP and a close ally of President Chandrika Kumaratunga, is the Minister for Vocational Education.

The gunman got away, Police said.

 

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