Tamil jeweler shot dead in Wellawatte

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 October 2008, 19:39 GMT]
A Tamil jeweler was shot dead Monday afternoon when he was standing along Vihare Road in Wellawatte in Colombo by an unidentified came in a three wheeler. The jeweler has been identified as S.Nesarajah, 32. He was immediately transferred to Kalubowila Teaching Hospital where he was pronounced dead on admission.

Police spokesman Ranjit Gunasekara told media that soon after the killing all checkpoints in the area were alerted to nab the suspect who fled from the scene.

 

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