Shop assistant shot dead in Valaichenai
[TamilNet, Monday, 06 November 2006, 08:08 GMT]
Unidentified armed men shot dead a shop assistant on his way home on bicycle Sunday around 7:00 p.m at Puthukudirrupu in Valaichenai Police division in Batticaloa, said Valaichenai police who recovered the dead body and handed over to Valaichenai hospital.
The dead man was identified as Selvam Raju, 29, father of one, employed in a Video shop in Valaichenai town.
Raju was shot at close range on his head, chest and stomach while going to his house in Kalikovil street in Puthukudirrupu after closing the shop around 6:45 p.m Sunday.
Dead body was handed over to his relatives after inquest into his death at the hospital.
Valaichenai is situated 30 km north of Batticaloa town.