Youth shot dead at Anpuvallipuram

[TamilNet, Monday, 29 January 2007, 17:01 GMT]
Unidentified men shot dead a Tamil youth Monday evening around 5.30 p.m. at Anpuvallipuram junction on Trincomalee-Kandy highway, suburb about 3 km off eastern port city, sources said. The armed men arrived in a motorbike and shot the victim at point blank range, eye witnesses said.

The victim has been identified Sriharan Sasinthan.

His body has been transferred to the Trincomalee general hospital for postmortem examinations, hospital sources said.

Motives for the killing are not known.

The scene of crime is located close to Anpuvallipuram Vipulananda College.

The Uppuveli Police is conducting investigation into the killing.

 

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