Body of youth with gunshot wounds found in Kattankudy

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 31 October 2006, 09:43 GMT]
Kattankudy police recovered the body of a youth with gunshot wounds near Puthukudiruppu Ayurveda Medical Centre in their division, Tuesday around 9:30 a.m, Sources in Batticaloa said. Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Special Task Force (STF) road patrol unit first found the body with hands and legs bound and eyes tied, said Kattankudy police.

The victim was identified as Ponnambalam Krishnanathan, 25, of Puthukudiruppu Multi-purpose Society Road in Puthukudirippu.

Krishnanathan was abducted by unknown armed men a few days ago, said the police.

The body is kept at the Batticaloa Teaching hospital morgue.

Kattankudy is situated 6 km south of Batticaloa town.


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