Muslim woman knifed to death in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 28 December 2011, 12:14 GMT]
The body of a 69-year old Muslim woman, Vellaikutty Vellai Umma, was recovered with cut injuries on her neck on December 26 in her house located along S.L. Hajiar Road in Ward 5 of Vaalaichcheanai in Vaalaichcheanai police division in Batticaloa district, police sources said. The woman went to her daughters’ house at Buhari Road in Oaddamaavadi, and was later found dead with cut injuries with pointed weapon.
Vellai Umma's son, a Samurdhi officer was taken into custody by the Vaalaichchenai police when his statement to police was found to be contradictory and unsatisfactory.
Her body was first handed over to Vaalaichcheanai Base Hospital and then to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for further examination.
Oaddamaavadi is located 32 km off Batticaloa town.