Home guard shot dead in Aariampathy
[TamilNet, Friday, 13 October 2006, 12:14 GMT]
Unidentified men shot and killed a home guard near a petrol filling station located at Aariampathy Friday morning around 6.30 a.m, sources in Batticaloa said. The victim was waiting for bus to report for duty at police check point at Kallady in Batticaloa when he was shot.
U.L.M.Azad, 35, a father of one child, lived in Kattankudy Border Road. He succumbed to injuries when being taken to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital.
Meanwhile, clothless body of a male aged about 30 was recovered near East University located in Vantharumoolai in Eravur Police Division Thursday night.
The victim's face was badly damaged and the identity has not been established yet. No gunshot injuries were found on his body, sources said.
Eravur Police sources said that victim could have died in an accident but some spare parts of motorbike, push bicycle and vehicle were found near the body. Victim's body was handed over to the Eravur government hospital.
Vantharumoolai is located about 15 km off north of Batticaloa. Kattankudy is located about 7 km off south of Batticaloa.