Tamil three-wheeler driver shot dead in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 03 March 2009, 13:01 GMT]
Unidentified persons who hired a three-wheeler Tuesday around 12:30 p.m at the auto-stand in Arasadi in Uppoadai police division shot and killed the driver near Lourdes Mary Church, sources in Batticaloa said. The killers had then escaped on motor cycles.

The victim was identified as Sellathurai Ranjithkumar, 28, a resident of Arasadi in Batticaloa.

The killers had hired the three-wheeler saying that they wanted to go to Uppoadai.

Police recovered Ranjithkumar’s body and handed it over to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital mortuary.

The killing took place a hundred meters from Uppoadai police station, the sources said.

Uppoadai is located one km east of Batticaloa town.


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