2ND LEAD (CORRECTION, UPDATE)

68-year old man shot dead in Puttur East, Jaffna

[TamilNet, Saturday, 22 July 2006, 04:54 GMT]
A 68-year old man was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his house, located in Urani, Puttur East, Friday night.

Two motorbike-riding gunmen asked the victim, Valli Krishnan, to come out of his house around 9:30 p.m. Friday and gunned him down, residents said.

Mallakam Magistrate Mrs. Sarojini Ilankovan visited the crime scene Saturday morning and ordered the Police to investigate into the killing.

Puttur East is located 15 km northeast of Jaffna town, in Valikamam East sector of the Jaffna district.

A terror campaign was let loose on civilians in Puttur in October 2005, and April 2006 by the Sri Lanka Army troopers.

Friday's killing has taken place near the site where five civilians were gunned down allegedly by Sri Lanka Army soldiers in April.

 

Latest 15 Reports
23.06.18 23:46  
Continuing military excavations in Vanni indicate existence of secret detention of ex-LTTE members
22.06.18 13:20   Photo
Colombo's TID wants to interrogate Tamil journalist from Batticaloa
21.06.18 16:24   Photo
Jaffna Tamil fishers mobilise against southern poaching, expose conduct of SL police
20.06.18 11:52  
Wigneswaran's secretary accuses SL Presidential Secretariat of dodging land release in North
19.06.18 18:33   Photo
SL military stationed in 6,275 acres of public and private lands in Vaakarai, Batticaloa
18.06.18 23:05  
Occupying SL Police in Jaffna again blamed for dodging action on criminal policemen
17.06.18 23:51   Photo
SL policemen fire to kill Tamil man at Church premises in Mallaakam, Jaffna
16.06.18 20:31  
US naval, seismic partnerships with genocidal Sri Lanka bring miseries to Eezham Tamils in Trincomalee
15.06.18 21:07   Photo
Swiss ruling, a precedent-setting victory for Right of Self-Determination oriented freedom fighters
14.06.18 20:03  
Only an international investigation would establish truth on enforced disappeared
13.06.18 22:37   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala military-led industrialisation of KKS exploiting geopolitics
12.06.18 19:49   Photo
Mannaar mass grave could be from early 1990s, shocking details emerge
11.06.18 14:38  
Sirisena yet to revoke Gazette notification of Colombo's seizure of Champoor lands
10.06.18 19:14  
Tamil families caught in dilemma of transferring lands in Seruvila, Trincomalee
09.06.18 19:04  
SL military attempts to rout out Tamil shop owners in Ampaa'rai village
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=18884