Karuna group member shot dead in Akaraipattu

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 11:22 GMT]
An unknown armed youth riding a motorbike shot dead a member of the Karuna paramilitary group Tuesday around 10:30 a.m at Akaraipattu in Amparai district, said Akkaraipattu police. Akkaraipattu district Magistrate Mr. T. L. A. Manab visited the scene to conduct inquest into death, and ordered the police to hand over the dead body to the relatives after post-mortem examinations.

The dead youth was identified as K. Jesuthasan, 24, of Kumburumoolai, Kiran in the Batticaloa district.

The assailant had followed the victim and his wife on motorcycle from the Regional office of Karuna group in Akaraipattu to the public market. When the couple were about to go shopping the armed youth shot dead Jesuthasan at close range and escaped from the site, said the police.

People in the market area fled in panic from the scene of shooting and tension prevailed in Akaraipattu town, said local residents.

 

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