A senior member of the EPDP was killed after his throat was slit this morning at Periyakulam in the Kuchchaveli area, the police said. The police found a note with the word ‘LTTE’ placed near the body.
The Police beleive that the note was left in order to divert the attention of the investigators.
The victim was identified as Ragu Nadanalias Muttu, a resident of Muttur.
The dead body was found near his three-wheeler. According to initial investigations the victim had gone with the two unidentified men in the morning.
Reports said that the victim was with the EPDP for last 15 to 20 years as an active member and was hiding during that period due to threats by the LTTE. He had also reportedly acted as a military informant.
With the end of war, the victim had pursued a career as a three-wheeler driver. (Amadoru Amarajeewa-Trincomalee)