SLA-operated paramilitary responsible for Thenmaraadchi woman's killing

[TamilNet, Sunday, 13 March 2011, 10:23 GMT]
A paramilitary group that works with the Sri Lanka Armed forces in Vavuniyaa has been identified as the group behind the abduction and brutal murder of a Tamil woman from Meesaalai In Thenmarachchi last week. In an inquiry statement as part of the inquest proceedings held by the Magistrates Court, the husband of the murdered woman, has revealed that he had hired the Vavuniyaa-based group to abduct and murder his wife.

The Magistrate has ordered the Police to arrest and produce them before him.

Further investigations have revealed the involvement of a 24-year-old woman from Changkaththaanai in Chavakachcheri, who has travelled in the same vehicle with the abductors and the murdered woman.

The woman maintained close contacts with the husband of the murdered woman, sources said.

The 24-year-old woman is in fiscal custody in Jaffna Prison on the orders of the Magistrate.


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