Teenager shot dead
[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 November 1999, 12:45 GMT]
A 17 year old school boy, Ramachndran Suman, was shot dead by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers at Puththur junction in Meesalai in the Thenmaradchi divisionof the Jaffna peninsula on Tuesday, 23 November, said sources.
His body was handed over to his family yesterday evening after an inquest was held.
Meanwhile the night-watcher of the Chavakachcheri Hindu College,P.Sivakumar,21, was arrested this morning by the SLA soldiers said sources.
The watcher was arrested after the soldiers found that posters had been put up last night in front of the school to mark the 'Great Heroes Day'. The watcher has been severely assaulted the sources said.