Tamil youth shot dead in Vavuniyaa
[TamilNet, Sunday, 28 December 2008, 13:04 GMT]
Unidentified men shot dead a Tamil youth at Ganeshapuram in Vavuniyaa police division Friday night. Police recovered his body with hands tied behind and blindfolded Saturday morning along the main road in Ganeshapuram. The victim has not been identified yet, civil sources said.
Vavuniyaa police removed the body to the Vavuniyaa general hospital for identification and postmortem.
Vavuniyaa Magistrate viewed the body and directed the police to locate his relatives, sources said.
Several injuries said to have been caused by beating were also found in his body. Police said he could have been shot dead after being tortured.