Husband shot dead, wife injured in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 April 2007, 10:47 GMT]
Unidentified armed men forcibly entered a house and shot dead a family man, seriously injuring his wife, Wednesday around 8:00 p.m. at Aathimoddai, Samballthivu, seven km north of Trincomalee town, sources in Sambalthivu said. The victim's wife was rushed to Trincomalee general hospital where she is being treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

The victim was identified as M. Srikantha, 48, a father of two children, and a resident of Aathimoddai, located at Sixth Mile Post in Sambalthivu.

The victim's daughter's puberty ceremony was fixed to take place Thursday morning.

Sambalthivu village is located in Uppuveli Police Division.

 

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