Abducted youth shot dead in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Thursday, 14 December 2006, 12:36 GMT]
Unidentified armed men abducted a youth from his house Tuesday at Kali Kovil road in Araiyampathy Batticaloa and shot him dead Wednesday night near Selvanagar junction in Ariyampathy from where Kathankudy police recovered his dead body.
The victim was identified as Rajukamal Raj, 16.
The police brought the youth's dead body to Araiyampathy hospital where inquest into death was held.
The body was handed over to the relatives of the dead youth.
The police, investigating into the killing, said that the youth may have been subjected to interrogation before being killed by the armed men who abducted him.