Civilian killed during curfew hours in Thenmaraadchi

[TamilNet, Monday, 05 October 2009, 09:17 GMT]
Unidentified men entered the house of a civilian Friday night during Sri Lanka Army (SLA) imposed curfew hours in Raamaavil in Kodikaamam and killed him by cutting his throat, Kodikaamam police who recovered the victimís body and handed it over to Jaffna Teaching Hospital said. The killing took place close to the SLA detention centre in Raamaavil where IDPs are held.

The victim was identified as Kanthaiah Karunakaran, 47, a well-known person for the help he did for the IDPs.

The police suspect robbery as the motive for the killing.

Fear and tension prevail among the IDPs as the killing had taken place during curfew hours.

 

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