Decapitated body found near Madhu

Place: Mannar | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 19990731

The decapitated body of a female and a body of a male were handed over to the Mannar hospital this afternoon around 4 p.m by the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) said sources in Vavuniya.

The SLA claimed that the bodies were found in the shrub at Chinna Pandivirichchaan near Madhu.

Mannar hospital sources said that the dead persons appeared to be around 25 years old and that they had been shot and knifed.

The two appeared to have been killed on Thursday July 29 said the sources.

The female might have been raped according to these sources.

Chinna Pandivirichchaan is controlled by the SLA.