Retired school principal shot dead in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Saturday, 07 October 2006, 07:56 GMT]
Former principal of the Mahajana College in Thellipalai, Mr.C.Nagarasa, 67, was shot dead by two unidentified men, at his home near Thurkai Amman Temple, around 7:00 a.m., Saturday. Sri Lanka Army maintains a camp about 50 metres from Mr Nagarasa's house.
Two men had come to his house in a motorbike and called for Mr.Nagarasa. One of them shot at him when he came to the entrance to talk to them, source said.
Mr.Nagarsa was working as Planning and Co-ordinating officer with the Jaffna office of Social Services Department. He worked with the Ministry of Hindu Cultural Affairs after retiring as school principal.