member shot dead in Batti
By Lakna Paranamanna
A Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) member was shot dead
yesterday by an unknown gunman at around 6:10 p.m. The incident
had taken place at Maalampaawali, three kilometres from
The victim was Nidharshan, a 19-year-old. He had been taking
part in election campaign work for the upcoming provincial
elections when he was killed.
TMVP Spokesperson Azad Mowlana told The Nation said that they
suspect that the opposing political parties were behind this
murder. “We have doubts about this murder. We suspect that this
murder was an act by our political enemies,” said Mowlana.