Military fatigue clad armed group robs 7 houses in Eravur
[TamilNet, Sunday, 08 April 2007, 16:37 GMT]
A group of armed persons in military uniform robbed million of rupees worth of jewels and cash in 7 houses in Saddam Hussein village and Rugam (Urugamam) resettlement village in Eravur police division in Batticaloa district around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the affected people lodged complaints at Eravur Police.
Around 10 persons in military fatigues speaking Tamil took part in the robbery.
Eravur is a predominated Muslim town and the particular villages are on the border of Tamil area.
Saddam Hussein village is situated 16 km northeast of Batticaloa town.