Grama Sevaka officer shot and killed in Kalmunai
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 20 July 2005, 16:42 GMT]
Mr. Marimuthu Baskaran, 54, the Grama Sevaka (GS) officer of Kalmunai 3rd Division, was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen Wednesday around 8:30 p.m. at his house on Amman Kovil Road, 500 meters from Kalmunai town.
Mr. Marimuthu, a father of 3 children, was shot by two unidentified persons who came to his house in a motorbike. The gunmen had used a 9mm handgun, according to the Police.
Officer In-Charge (OIC) at the Crime Branch of Kalmunai Police is conducting investigations into the killing.
Kalmunai is located 39 km. south of Batticaloa.