Man shot dead in Point Pedro

[TamilNet, Saturday, 21 January 2006, 00:01 GMT]
Thamotharampillai Suntharalingam, 53, was shot dead along Thambachetty Road in Point Pedro Friday at 8 p.m., sources in Jaffna said. Suntharalingam was travelling towards Navalady on a motorbike when gunmen who followed him on another motorbike shot him in front of Mayakkai Pillaiyar Temple, according to sources.

Point Pedro police transported the body to Point Pedro General Hospital in Manthikai for postmortem examinations, medical sources said.

Suntharalingam was from Athai in Karaveddy.

Motives for the killing is not not clear and investigations into the killing is continuing, Point Pedro police said.


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