Jewellery shop deaths alarm Jaffna residents

[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 June 2003, 12:01 GMT]
The deaths of two Tamil youths, Viswa (20) and Balachandran Raghavagan (19) who mysteriously died in Jaffna within the last four days inside Jewellery shops have alarmed the Jaffna public, security sources said.

Raghavan has been identified as a person from Mankumban in Kayts division north of Jaffna town. He was working in a jewellery shop at Kasthuriyar Road in the town, police said.

Four days ago Viswa alias Vikki, a native of Batticaloa was found dead in the kitchen of a jewellery shop located in the same Kasthuriyar Road in Jaffna, police said

Police are conducting inquiries to find the cause of deaths and the culprits, sources said.


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