SLA soldier recovered dead in Pazhai

[TamilNet, Monday, 19 July 2010, 15:45 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) from Pazhai in Thenmaraadchi handed over the body of a young soldier to Jaffna Teaching Hospital Monday claiming that he was killed in an accident, hospital sources said. Chaavakachcheari magistrate held the inquest into the death in Pazhai and ordered the victim’s body to be sent to his home in Colombo. He further instructed the police to arrange for medical examination of the remains by Colombo Judicial Medical Officer and submit his report to Chaavakachcheari court.

The victim was identified as A. A, Saritha Laxitha, 21, who had recently joined SLA.

Though SLA claims that Laxitha was killed in an accident no additional information was provided, giving room for suspicion about his death, the sources added.

 

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