Young man shot dead, 2 reported “missing” in Udupiddy

[TamilNet, Thursday, 14 September 2006, 05:18 GMT]
A young man was shot dead in Uduppiddi in Vadamaradchi, around 12 noon, Wednesday. Meanwhile, Human Rights Commission in Jaffna said two men have been reports “missing” in Udupiddy since Monday evening.

Ilankovan Kandeepan, 26, owner of a welding shop along the Uduppiddy- Vathiri Road, was shot dead while he was on his way to his home at Kombu.

According to eyewitnesses, Kandeepan was chased by 4 armed men ridding in two motorbikes, along Uduppiddy – Vathiri road. He was later shot dead as he attempted to run in to house to escape from the attackers.

According to HRC office in Jaffna following persons have been reported “missing” in Uduppiddy since Monday evening:

1. Vinayagamoorthy Anantharajah, 32.

2. Sampasivam Vimalasangari, 24,

 

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