Inquiry ordered into Vallai human skeleton discovery

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 September 2004, 00:22 GMT]
The Nelliady Police Monday commenced investigation into the discovery of a skeleton suspected to be of a young woman in the Vallaiveli area in Vadamaradchchi division on the orders of the Point Pedro Magistrate Mr.K. Ariyanayakam, legal sources said. The human skeleton was found Sunday morning in a shrub in a Catholic cemetery along Mandan Road, which branches off Point Pedro-Jaffna road, sources said.

Vallai skeletons
Meanwhile Vadamarachchi political division of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has brought the discovery of the human skeleton to the notice of the Jaffna regional officials of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL), sources said.

HRCSL Jaffna officials Monday visited the site and inspected the skeleton. HRCSL officials later contacted the Nelliyady Police regarding this incident.

Nelliady Police has strengthened security at the site where the skeleton was found, sources said.

Nelliady is a residential town located 25km northeast of Jaffna.

Vallai skeletons


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