Body with gunshot wounds recovered in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Monday, 12 March 2007, 08:40 GMT]
Vavuniya police recovered the body of a youth shot dead with hands bound behind at Anna Nagar area in Poonthodam, Vavuniya Monday morning. Unidentified armed men arriving in two cars shot dead the youth Sunday around 5:30 p.m, according to neighbours.

The body of the youth, estimated to be about 30 years, is kept at Vavuniya Public hospital for identification.

The youth was not a local resident and he may have been brought from elsewhere and shot dead near Muthmari Amman Temple at Anna Nagar in Vavuniya, the Village Officer said.

Vavuniya District Magistrate conducted inquest into death and directed Vavuniya police to continue investigation.


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