Tamil civilian stabbed to death in Mihinthupura

[TamilNet, Friday, 23 February 2007, 22:57 GMT]
Unidentified persons stabbed a Tamil civilian to death on Wednesday evening at Kandiah Road in Mihinthupura along Trincomalee-Anuradhapura Road. The victim was identified as Kathiravelu Paramananthan aged 56 and a retired watcher of a state bank branch in Trincomalee town. Mihinthupura is located about four km off north along Trincomalee-Anuradhapura Road from the east port city.

The victim had been a resident of Channel Lane in Trincomalee town.

Uppuveli Police rushed to the site on receipt of information and recovered the body.

A blunt weapon had been used to kill the deceased, Police sources said.

The police later handed the body to the Trincomalee general hospital for postmortem examination.


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