Army informant shot dead in Dehiwela

[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 April 2003, 16:18 GMT]
Lingarajah Thavarajah (32), a native of Kokkadichcholai in Batticloa district in the eastern province, was gunned down in Dehiwela Saturday night by unidentified gunmen who came in a three-wheeler, Police sources in Colombo said. Thavarajah was working with the intelligence wing of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in the eastern province.

Lingarajah Thevarajah was residing in Dehiwala with his wife and his two children, police sources said. He was on his way to a shop Saturday night when the incident happened.

Six spent bullets were recovered from the scene of incident, police said.

Postmortem examination on the body of the deceased was held Sunday morning at Colombo south hospital, medical sources said.

On the instruction of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr.T.E.Anandarajah the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Sunday commenced investigation into the killing.

 

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