Tamil youth shot dead in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Friday, 27 June 2008, 14:45 GMT]
A 33-year old Tamil youth was shot dead Thursday night in Paalaiyoottu, a suburb in Trincomalee by unidentified armed persons riding a motorbike. The victim had been working in a lodge and was shot while returning home, according to complaints lodged by his relatives with the police.

The victim was identified as Jesuthasan Raju Christy.

Christy's body has been handed over to the Trincomalee general hospital for postmortem examination and inquest, sources said.

Paalaiyoottu is located in the Uppuve'li police division.

 

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