Muslim youth shot dead in Dehiwala

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 08 October 2008, 15:37 GMT]
A 27-year old Muslim youth was shot dead at Dharmaraja Road junction in Dehiwala in Colombo district Wednesday early morning around 2.30 a.m. The victim was identified as Farook Deen of Matale, according to police spokesperson Ranjit Gunasekara.

Deen allegedly embarked a three-wheeler to travel from Wellawatte to Dehiwela. Three unidentified men seated already in the three-wheeler had assaulted him on the way to Dehiwala, and finally shot him dead near Dharmaraja Road junction, according to witnesses, the police spokesperson said.

 

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