16-years-old boy shot dead in Thenmaradchi, Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 29 December 2005, 08:50 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday midnight shot and killed Thambirajah Arul Ajanthan, 16, at his house located in Eruvan in Kodikamam. The gunmen who entered the victim's house premises, following a Sri Lanka Army patrol in the area, opened fire and killed the victim, the younger brother of a youth who took part in organising Martyrs day remembrance events, civilian sources said.

Soldiers from the SLA camp located within one kilometer from the victim's house, had entered the house during a search operation a few days ago, the sources added.

Chavakacheri Magistrate K. Ariyanayagam who visited the spot has ordered investigations into the killing.

 

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