Female student's body found in Tellipallai well

[TamilNet, Saturday, 10 March 2007, 13:15 GMT]
Body of a first year female undergraduate from Jaffna campus was discovered Saturday morning in a direlict well 500 meters outside the High Security Zone (HSZ) in Tellipalai, Valigamam North near Mahajana College, sources from Jaffna said. Mayura Murugaiah, 22, disappeared Friday morning after riding her bicycle from her home in Allaveddy towards Jaffna campus to attend lectures.

Ms Murugaiah is a first year student in Management studies at the Jaffna Campus.

Local residents after locating her unattended bike along the roadside in Ampanai area in Tellipalai, discovered the body inside the unused well closeby, sources said.

Acting Judge at Mallakam District Court, Mr S Vasanthasenan, visited the location where the body was found, and directed Mallakam Police to transfer the body to Jaffna Teaching Hospital for postmortem examination, legal sources said.

Miss Murugaiah is from Allukai area in Allaveddy.

 

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