Tamil couple knifed to death in Vavuniyaa resettled village

[TamilNet, Friday, 20 January 2012, 12:27 GMT]
A husband and his wife were knifed to death on Thursday at a resettled village, Pan'rikkeitha-ku'lam in Vavuniyaa district. Kanthaiah Muthiah, 67, and his wife were living in a temporary hut with tin sheets, and have been doing paddy cultivation in the resettled village when the murder occurred.

Kanthiah's body was recovered three hundred meters away from the hut and the body of his wife Muthiah Parameswary was recovered close to their temporary hut, according to the Grama Sevaka of the area.

Children of the couple are said to be residing in Vavuniyaa town.

The police have launched inquiry into to the killings.


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