Youth shot dead in Sithandy

[TamilNet, Friday, 08 December 2006, 12:28 GMT]
An unidentified gunman following a youth, shot him dead on the spot Wednesday around 7:30 p.m at Sithandy in the Eravur police division in Batticaloa district while the youth was walking towards his friend's house, Eravur police said.

The victim was identified as Sithamparapillai Pathmanathan, 27, the Regional agent of a private insurance company in Batticaloa and a resident of Old Market Road in Sithandy.

Pathmanathan's body, recovered by Eravur police, was brought to Eravur District hospital.

It was handed over to his relatives after inquest into the death was held.

Sithandy is located 19 km north west of Batticaloa town.

 

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