Ex-LTTE cadre shot dead in Kalmunai

[TamilNet, Friday, 30 June 2006, 15:20 GMT]
A former member of Liberation Tigers was shot and killed by gunmen belonging to a paramilitary group Friday at 1.30 pm at Vivekanantha Road in Karaitheevu Kalmunai, sources in Kalmunai said. Four gunmen came to the house in motorbikes, talked to Kanthasamy Jeyanthakumar, 28, before shooting him at close range with a 9mm pistol.

Jeyanthakumar got married February of this year, sources in Kalmunai said.

Jeyanthakumar's body has been taken to the mortuary at Kalmunai Hospital for postmortem examinations, hospital sources said.

Sammanthurai Police are investigating into the killing.

Karaitheevu is located 43 km south of Batticaloa.

 

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