Body with blunt-force injuries found in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 March 2007, 00:15 GMT]
Kopay police recovered the body of a family man, with severe injuries to his body inflicted by sharp blows from a blunt instrument, Wednesday morning along New Chemmany Road in Kalviyankadu, within Jaffna Muncipal council limits, sources in Jaffna said.

The victim was identified as Chelliah Jegatheeswaran, 42, from Kattaipirai in Irupalai, by his wife

She said that her husband had been missing since he went out Tuesday evening.

She said she was informed by someone that her husband's body has been seen along New Chemmany road.

Jaffna Magistrate Mr. R. T. Vignarajah visited the site and ordered the body to be handed over to Jaffna Teaching hospital for post mortem examination.

Kopay police are continuing investigations into the killing.


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