Decapitated body found in Kathankudy
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 16 January 2007, 15:14 GMT]
The decapitated body of a youth with cut wounds was recovered by Kathankudy police on Tuesday morning at 10:00 am in Manchanthoduvai area along old Kalmunai road in Kathankudy police division in Batticaloa district.
The victim has been identified as Piragasanathan Suthrasan, 23, a resident of Navakudah Pillayar road.
The body was transferred to the Batticaloa teaching hospital,
after post-mortem conducted in the presence of acting magistrate M.C.H.Noordeen, and was then handed over to the relatives.
The deceased youth was abducted On Saturday on Vanniyar road in Batticaloa by a group of armed men traveling in a white van.
Kathankudy police have commenced inquiries.
Kathankudy is located 5 km south of Batticaloa.