Elderly couple found killed in Koappaay

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 06:42 GMT]
Koappaay police recovered the bodies of a couple Monday, on information received from the neighbours, at Koappaay. The husband's body was recovered from a nearby well while his wife's body was found with deep injuries on the head.

The couple was identified as Sivalingam Selvarasa, 54 and his wife Ranjithamalar Selvarasa, 49.

The neighbour, on being aware of the unusual silence in couple's house, had informed the police.

The police handed the bodies over to Jaffna Teaching Hospital for post mortem examination.

Jaffna District Magistrat, R. T. Vignaarajah directed the police to conduct investigation and submit report.

Koappaay is situated 8 km NorthEast of Jaffna city.

 

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