Mutilated male body found in Kaaththaankudi lake
[TamilNet, Thursday, 08 November 2007, 19:22 GMT]
Kaaththaankudi fishermen recovered the body of a family man believed to be mutilated in crocodile attacks, washed ashore along Kaaththaankudi lagoon in Batticaloa district Thursday noon and handed it over to Kaaththaankudi police.
The victim was identified as Chelliah Samithamby, 35, the father of four children and a resident of Chelvaanakar, Aarayampathi.
The relatives of Samithamby who identified his body said that he was missing since Monday and they had reported him missing to Kaaththaankudi police Tuesday.
Samithamby's body is kept at Batticaloa Teaching hospital for post mortem to be held.