Armed men shoot dead Tamil civilian in Vavuniyaa
[TamilNet, Thursday, 18 September 2008, 14:59 GMT]
Unidentified armed men shot dead a Tamil man in his house on Wednesday morning around 10:30 a.m. at Vasanthan Kudiyiruppu in A'n'naa Nakar in Vavuniyaa police division. The victim, a married man, was identified as 30-year-old Sivalingam Ronald.
The armed gang entered the house and assaulted him before it opened fire. The victim died on the spot, according to complaints lodged with the Vavuniyaa police by his relatives.Vavuniyaa Magistrate Mr.A.Judson visited the site and inspected the body before instructing the police to hand over the corpse to the Vavuniyaa general hospital for postmortem examinations.