Ex-LTTE cadre shot dead in Peythalai
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 30 May 2006, 17:59 GMT]
Masked gun men shot dead Thankaraja Rajanikanth, 26, a labourer who had left the LTTE several years
ago, on Monday at 12:15 AM in Peythalai-Karungkalicholai within Valaichchenai police division in Batticaloa, Valaichchenai police said.
Unidentified armed men entered Thankaraja's house at mid night looking for Mr Thankarajah. His mother told the men that he is at the neighbour's house.
The gun men took Mr Thankarajah by force from the neighbour's house some distance away for interrogation before shooting him dead at close range, police said.