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.

 

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