Three men hacked to death in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 July 2006, 16:11 GMT]
Three men were hacked to death by a gang armed with knives and macheties near Sithivinayagar tempel in Ariyalai, a suburb of Jaffna town, around 3 p.m., Sunday, police said.
The dead men were identified as:
1. Joseph Judeson,21, Swamiyar road, Collumbuththurai.
2. Anton Densil, 22, New road, Koyathoddam
3. Pakyaraj Arulraj,23, Swamiyar road, Collumbuthurai.
The body of Joseph was found at Arulampalam road and the other two bodies were found nearby, the police said.
P.Kesavan, Acting Magistrate of Jaffna inspected the bodies and ordered the police to hand them to Jaffna Teaching hospital.