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.