Auto-driver driver shot dead in Point Pedro

[TamilNet, Saturday, 15 September 2007, 00:48 GMT]
Two unidentified gunmen shot dead a three-wheeler driver near the Veeramaakaa'li Amman temple at Ladchuma'nan Thoaddam inside a highly protected area in Point Pedro, Friday morning. The victim, Saundaranayagam Saththiyakanthan, 33, originally from Trincomalee was married to a teacher in Point Pedro.

Point Pedro police recovered his body around noon and handed it over to Manthikai Government hospital for postmortem examinations.

Point Pedro is located at the northeastern corner of the peninsula, 30 km northeast of Jaffna town.

 

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