Building contractor shot dead in Amparai

[TamilNet, Monday, 16 October 2006, 09:54 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a contractor at Malkampity road in Samanthurai police division in Amparai district Sunday at 9:00 p.m., said Sammanthurai police. The victim succumbed to his wounds after being admitted to Akaraipattu hospital in a critical condition, hospital sources said.

The deceased is identified as contractor U. K. Rahim, 50, a father of four.

The assailants had called Rahim out of his house and shot him at close range before escaping, said the police.

The popular contractor was engaged in building and road constructions in Samanthurai, Karaithivu and Kalmunai.

Sammanthurai is located 17 km north east of Amparai.


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