Woman’s skeletal remains recovered in Thenmaraadchi

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 11 March 2009, 17:50 GMT]
Kodikaamam police recovered the skeletal remains of a woman concealed among shrubs along A9 road in Iyakkachchi area in Thenmaraadchi which has been occupied by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in recent times. SLA demining personnel informed Kodikaamam police on finding the skeleton.

Chaavakachcheari magistrate accompanied by Jaffna District Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) conducted inquiry at the site where the skeleton was found.

The magistrate ordered forensic analysis of the skeleton which is kept in Jaffna Teaching Hospital and directed the police to submit the report to Chaavakachcheari court.

The person whose skeletal remains were found appears to be a young woman killed during the war offensives carried out in the area, hospital sources said.


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