Youth shot dead in Batticaloa town

[TamilNet, Saturday, 24 September 2005, 16:37 GMT]
Two gunmen who came in a motor-bike in Sri Lanka Army (SLA) held Batticaloa town shot and killed 25-year old Mr. Velu Kishorkumar near Anthoniar Road at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Batticaloa Police said.

Mr. Kishorkumar is a tailor originally from Kandy and lived in Kumarathan Kovil Road in Jeyanthipuram. He worked in a tailor shop in Batticaloa town.

Kishorkumar was married only a week ago, residents said.

The motive behind the killing is not clear, Batticaloa police said.

The victim received six gunshot wounds in head and chest.

The body was handed over to Batticaloa Hospital for postmortem examinations, police said.

 

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