Minibus driver shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 08:14 GMT]
Two unidentified armed men arriving on a motorbike shot dead a minibus driver who was having tea at a cafe on Jaffna-Kachcheri road behind Jaffna Secretariat, Tuesday around 5:00 p.m. The victim was rushed to Jaffna Teaching hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The victim was identified as L. Chandranath, 23.

Chandranath, who had earlier functioned as the time-keeper for private buses in Jaffna town, was working as the driver of a minibus plying between Jaffna town and Kachcheri area.

He was having tea while his minibus waited for passengers near the cafe.

 

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