Body found dumped in I'lavaalai, Jaffna
[TamilNet, Sunday, 24 February 2008, 05:33 GMT]
The body of a middle aged family man who left his home last Wednesday in Aavarangkaal, Puththoor to visit his relatives, was recovered Saturday from an abandoned well located in an isolated area at Maareesankoodal, I'lavaalai, 30 km from his residence, in a highly decomposed state by I'lavaalai police acting on information provided by the public residing in the vicinity.
The victim was identified as Manickam Sivapalan, 40, father of two and a resident of Navakkiri near Puththoor in Valikaamam East.
On the instructions of Vasanthasenan, the acting magistrate for Mallaakam who visited the scene, the body was transported Saturday night to Jaffna Teaching Hospital and is being kept in the mortuary pending autopsy and postmortem examination.