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Paramilitary operative shot dead in Colombo

[TamilNet, Saturday, 28 August 2004, 06:31 GMT]
A person said to be an informant to Sri Lanka Army was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pepiliyana in Boralesgamuwa area in Colombo district, around 5 a.m, Saturday, police said. He was identified as Mr.Tissaveerasingam Dushyanthan alias Suresh. The man was an associate of the top paramilitary operative, PLOTE Mohan who was shot dead in Colombo earlier this month.

Police sources said, according to information they received, the gunmen stormed the house of Mr.Dushyanathan and opened fire.

Mr.Dushyanathan died on the spot.

Kohuwela Police is conducting inquiry into this murder. Pepiliyana area comes under Kohuwela Police Division.


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