Sinhala trader shot dead in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 November 2005, 11:17 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a 40 year old Sinhala trader known as "Baby" Thursday afternoon 4 p.m. at Chelvanayakapuram area, a suburb located three km off Trincomalee town. The victim was shot while he was riding a motorbike, Uppuveli Police said.

Members of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) in Trincomalee who were returning to their office through Chelvanayakapuram got down at the site and saw the body of the victim lying on the road with his motorbike aside.

Police officials of the Uppuveli Police Station rushed to the site and began investigation in to the crime to identify the victim and to apprehend the suspects, sources said.

 

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