Toddy tapper knifed to death in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Saturday, 07 March 2009, 05:42 GMT]
Residents of Punnaalaikkadduvan, located close to Valikaamam Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Front Defence Line (FDL), who found Friday morning in their village a toddy tapper seriously injured with knife cuts to his throat rushed him to Jaffna Teaching Hospital. The injured man succumbed to his wounds at the hospital, sources in Jaffna said.

The victim was identified as M. Vamathevan, 40, a family man and a resident of Punnaalaikkadduvan.

Vamathevan who left his home Friday early morning was knifed sustaining serious injury.

Chunnaakam police are investigating into the killing.

 

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