2ND LEAD

EPDP cadre gunned down in Batticaloa market

[TamilNet, Thursday, 20 April 2006, 04:58 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a senior paramilitary cadre of Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP) at Batticaloa public market around 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Batticaloa police said.

Gunmen have used 9 mm handgun to gun down the victim. He was hit by 6 bullets in his head and abdomen, Police said.

The EPDP cadre, Sellathurai Sivakumar, 33, is from New Boundary Road, Urani.

Sivakumar had gone to market to purchase grocery items to the Batticaloa office of the EPDP, Police said.

Sivakumar, a father of 3 children, had re-joined the group after being abroad in middle east for two years.

Batticaloa Assistant Magistrate S. Sinnaiyah visited the site and ordered Batticaloa Police to conduct investigations into the killing.

 

Latest 15 Reports
16.01.21 11:03  
Tamil national parties demand UN to inquire into crime of genocide and set up IIIM
09.01.21 09:37   Photo
Demolition of Tamil genocide monument, fourth emblematic trauma since 1974: Rev Fr Sakthivel
08.01.21 23:51   Photo
Colombo destroys Mu'l'livaaykkaal memorial monument at Jaffna University
07.01.21 11:22   Photo
With emphasis on genocide, Suresh calls for ICC-referral, IIIM and referendum
07.01.21 00:04   Photo
Boyle prefers IIIM demand over ICC-referral, says specific reference to genocide essential
06.01.21 14:26  
Indian Minister of External Affairs Jaishankar trades off Tamils’ sovereign rights
05.01.21 07:08  
TNPF's reluctance, NGO-meddling pose challenges to formulating joint Tamil demands to UN: Shivaji
06.12.20 15:44   Photo
Colombo’s brutal suppression of Tamil Heroes’ Day counter-productive to stated objectives: Tamil MP
27.11.20 16:44   Photo
Occupied Tamil Eelam marks Heroes' Day indoors, SL military detains seminary principal
16.11.20 18:45  
China launches world’s biggest regional trade agreement without Indian participation
31.10.20 10:58  
Tamils risk Kashmir-like status revocation if Gota continues Trinco military cooperation with US
06.10.20 11:40  
Poet Pulamaipithan who championed Tamil Eelam solidarity in Tamil Nadu turns 85
28.09.20 23:19   Photo
Muslims join Tamils opposing Colombo's suppression of Thileepan Remembrance in North
27.09.20 12:05   Photo
Tamils unify to mark Thileepan Remembrance, brave Colombo's suppression of memorialisation
26.09.20 09:10   Photo
Commemorating sacrifices of Tamil struggle is an inalienable right, not a subject for ‘SL permission’
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=17834