Razeek group member shot dead
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 18 November 1998, 22:18 GMT]
A member of Razeek group, special Tamil paramilitary unit of the Sri Lankan Army, was shot dead by unidentified armed youth at Aarumuhaththan Kudiyeruppu 9 km north of Batticaloa town yesterday around 8.30 p.m. He is identified as Visvalingam Vijayakumar (19).
Police sources said the Vijayakumar went on leave two days ago and was shot dead near the Pradeshiya Sabha office along Batticaloa - Valaichenai trunk road.
Police claimed that he was killed by Liberation Tigers.