Two three-wheeler drivers killed in Trincomalee
[TamilNet, Monday, 26 December 2005, 11:19 GMT]
Unidentified men shot dead Mr.Ramanan and knifed Mr.Wijeseelan to death Sunday night in two separate incidents in Trincomalee, security sources said. The body of Mr.Wijeseelan was recovered from the Kanniya-Wilgam Vihare junction, and the body of Mr.Ramanan was recovered near fourth milepost along Trincomalee-Kandy highway with gunshot injuries. Both were three-wheeler drivers, Police said.
Unidentified men hired their three-wheelers separately.
Mr.Ramanan went with persons hired his three-wheeler towards fourth-mile post at about 7.45 p.m. Sunday.
Mr.Wijeseelan went with three-wheeler with hired persons Sunday night around 11.45 p.m.
Bodies of both persons were recovered Monday morning, sources said.
Trincomalee Police is conducting investigation into these deaths.