Ex-EPDP member shot dead

[TamilNet, Saturday, 28 June 2003, 10:50 GMT]
Nadesan Sutharsan (24) and ex-member of the Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) was shot dead by unknown gunmen at 11am Friday in Akkaraipattu, Batticaloa district, security sources said.

Sutharsan from Akkaraipattu 1st division returned from Colombo to visit his family and was on his way home after getting provisions from a nearby shop when he was gunned down in front of Ramakrishna Mission School Road, sources added.

Witnesses said that two youths were following Sutharsan who was riding in bicycle and escaped after shooting him at point blank range.

His body was taken to Akkaraipattu hospital and has been given to his relatives after postmortem examinations, hospital sources said.

Alaiyadi Vembu Pradeshiya sabha member and Amparai district organizer for EPDP, Reveendran Kamalan said that Sutharan had worked in the political section of the EPDP, that Sutharsan worked hard for his party during the election periods, and that Liberation Tigers were responsible for Sutharsan's death.

LTTE denied involvement in the killing.


Latest 15 Reports
19.04.18 21:15   Photo
JUSU urges Tamils to mark Mu'l'livaaykkaal Remembrance in its true spirit of uprising
18.04.18 23:03  
Cooray emerges as broker of civil contracts to occupying Sinhala military in North
17.04.18 23:31  
SL Resettlement Ministry twists figures on lands seized by Sinhala military in North
16.04.18 20:02  
Mano Ganesan challenged in Jaffna, politician complains of threat
15.04.18 10:13  
7 DS officials under pressure to collaborate with Sinhala colonisation schemes in Batticaloa
14.04.18 23:19  
Colombo schemes new type of subservient CSD colonies in Jaffna diverting foreign aid
13.04.18 23:18   Photo
SL military brings back paramilitary violence to control peaceful protests as NGO tricks fail
12.04.18 19:03  
SL Forest department blocks access to 300 acres of agricultural lands in Ampaa'rai
11.04.18 23:20  
Tamil political prisoner launches hunger-strike at Anuradhapura prison
10.04.18 18:19  
Genocidal Sri Lanka imposes forcible military training for CSD pre-school teachers
09.04.18 11:40   Photo
Fisheries society cautiously welcomes Court decision on fishing access to Naayaa'ru Tamils
08.04.18 23:28  
Militarisation of pre-schools akin to child soldiering: NPC Education Minister
07.04.18 21:34  
Muslim politicians block relocation of SL military base in Batticaloa
06.04.18 06:35   Photo
NPC finally awakens against SL Mahaweli Authority obstructing territorial integrity of Tamil homeland
05.04.18 16:46  
Vavuniyaa Judge warns SL Attorney General against delaying tactics on TPP cases
Find this article at: