Young woman, youth, shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 06 September 2007, 11:35 GMT]
Two unknown armed men on motor cycle shot dead a young woman Thursday around 9:15 a.m, at Palaali road in Thirunelveali, in the High Security Zone (HSZ) of Sri Lanka Army (SLA), and in a separate shooting in front of Jaffna University Medical Faculty Thursday around 9:00 a:m, armed men on motor cycle shot dead a youth at close range and seriously injured one of his companions, in the same area in Jaffna. Meanwhile Koappaay police recovered the body of an elderly man hacked to death Wednesday night, found in Koa'ndaavil east.

The young woman killed was identified as Rajasingham Subajini, 30, a resident of Naavaanthu'rai in Jaffna.

Subajini was riding on her bicycle towards Nalloor temple along Palaali road when the gunmen shot her dead and rode away.

The youth shot dead in front of the Medical Faculty was identified as Rajendram Satheeshkumar, 23, and his friend seriously injured in the shooting is T. Vignesawaran, 29. Both are from Kokkuvil East in Jaffna.

Satheeskumar and his two friends were riding bicycles and conversing among them when the armed men closed upon them on motor bicycles and sprayed bullets on all three of them.

The seriously injured Vigneswaran was rushed to Jaffna Teaching hospital while the third friend sustained only minor injuries.

The elderly man recovered dead with knife slashes was identified as Kanthan Rathinam, 54.

Koappaay police recovered the three bodies and handed them over to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary Thursday evening.

Meanwhile, Chandirakumar Lavabahan, 16, a student from Moo'laay south, had gone missing since 27 August after leaving home around 6:00 p.m, according to a complaint made by his family members with Jaffna Human Rights Commission.


Latest 15 Reports
16.08.19 13:25   Photo
SL Archaeology Department resumes plans to construct controversial ‘chaitya’ at Koonith-theevu
15.08.19 21:39  
Wickramasinghe lacks courage to meet protesting Tamil mothers in North
14.08.19 23:31   Photo
2006 genocidal massacre at Chengchoalai campus marked in Vanni, Jaffna amidst PTA-threats
13.08.19 17:45   Photo
Tamil awareness urged on geopolitics-driven genocidal ‘development’ in Mannaar
12.08.19 20:04   Photo
Percival's 19th century Tamil proverb compilations collated and sorted in new publication
11.08.19 20:32   Photo
PTA-threats against constructing memorial arch for student victims of 2006 aerial massacre
10.08.19 22:49   Photo
Sinhala encroachers storm into 100 acres of lands at Kanneeraavi in Pulmoaddai
09.08.19 14:28  
SL Forest Department retains 8,034 hectares of pasturelands in Paduvaan-karai, Batticaloa
08.08.19 20:05   Photo
Colombo converts 2000 acres of ex-HSZ lands citing India-assisted airport expansion in Jaffna
07.08.19 23:28   Photo
Book on Santhiya becomes narration of Tamil struggle incorporating Marxist ideas in early 80s
06.08.19 23:27   Photo
State discrimination causes death of 1000 cows, milk production drops by 5,500 litres in Batticaloa
05.08.19 23:55   Photo
Pirapaharan’s statements between 1984 and 1993 reproduced in book form in Europe
04.08.19 23:47   Photo
Threatened female activist suffers injuries in suspicious ‘accident’ in Batticaloa
03.08.19 23:55  
SL Army puts up military post, Buddhist chanting dominates Kanniyaa
02.08.19 21:18  
Tamils must fight back against illegal seizure of lands by SL Forest Department: Kurunathan
Find this article at: