Youth shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 16 October 2008, 18:54 GMT]
Unidentified armed men on a motorbike following a youth shot and killed him Wednesday around 9:30 a.m as he was on his way to the area Village Officer's (Grama Sevaka) workplace, along Urumpiraay-Maruthanaamadam road in Jaffna, Koappaay police said. Jaffna magistrate Vasanthasenan, accompanied by Koappaay police, held the inquest into the death.

The victim was identified as Markandu Suthanrasa, 28, a resident of Sivakulaveethi, Urumpiraay West.

The police, directed by the magistrate, handed over the body of the victim to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary Wednesday evening.

 

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