Bus-depot official shot dead in Akkaraipattu

[TamilNet, Sunday, 06 November 2005, 16:25 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot and killed Mr. Thasaputhiran Thasakumar, 33, a staff worker attached to Sammanthurai bus depot of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (CTB), at his residence in Akkaraipattu, 64 km south of Batticaloa. The incident took place Sunday at 7:30 p.m., Akkaraipattu Police said.

The motorbike-riding gunmen had come to his residence on Kali Temple Road at Alaiyadivembu in Akkaraipattu.

The gunmen had used 9 mm pistol and shot the victim thrice, Akkaraipattu Police Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Mr. Sorriyararachy said.

The motive behind the killing was not clear, he added.

Police has handed over the body to Akkaraipattu Hospital.

Akkaraipattu is located in Amparai district.

 

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