TMVP informer shot dead in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 09 October 2008, 12:24 GMT]
Unidentified armed men who took away a young man Wednesday around 8:00 p.m. from his house at Kokkuvil in Batticaloa police division, shot and killed him, Batticaloa police investigating into the killing said. The police recovered his body Thursday morning and handed it over to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for post mortem examination.

The victim was identified as Kathirkama Poadi Mekanathan, 33, a resident of First Cross Street, Kokkuvil. Mekananthan allegedly acted as an informant to Tamil Makkal Viduthali Pulikal (TMVP), party in Eastern province, Kokkuvil residents said. Kokkuvil is located 5 km north of Batticalao city.

 

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