Body with gunshot wounds found in Thenmaraadchchi

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 02 May 2007, 20:52 GMT]
Kodikaamam police recovered the body of a male, estimated between 35 to 40, with gunshot wounds in Kottiyaathoo cemetery in Chanthirapuram, Madduvil in Thenmaraadchchi Wednesday, sources in Thenmaraadchy said. The police handed over the body to Jaffna Teaching hospital.

The police found one bullet wound on the head, one on the chest, and another on the leg.

The body, clad in blue and black pants with a white shirt with blue and green stripes, is suspected to have been dumped at the site atleast a week earlier, the police said.

The man may have been abducted elsewhere, brought to this cemetery before he was shot, the police added.

Chavakachcheri magistrate conducted inquest into the death at the site and directed the police to take action to identify the victim.


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