PLOTE cadre shot dead in Vavuniya, bystander injured
[TamilNet, Friday, 09 September 2005, 09:19 GMT]
Vilvarasa Gopal (47), a member of Peoples Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at 11.40 am Friday in Thirunavatkulam in Vavuniya district, police in Vavuniya said. Gopal was working inside his residence when he was killed. Selvarajah Parthipan, a teacher at a Vavuniya Private Educational Institute was seriously injured during the incident.
Parthipan was initially admitted to the Vavuniya General Hospital and later transferred to Colombo, as his injuries were serious, hospital sources said.
Mr. Manickavasagar Ilancheliyan, Vavuniya district court judge directed Vavuniya Police to conduct investigation.
Mr. A.M.C. Abeysinghe Bandara, Officer In Charge of Vavuniya police is leading the investigations.