The body of an elderly Tamil woman was found murdered in her home in Koppai this morning, reported Uthayan.
The body, found beaten with open wounds and lacerations, is that of 70-year-old Kumarasami Mangayakarasi. Her jewellery, including earrings and bangles, were missing.
Mrs Mangayakarasi lived alone in her home near Naasimar temple, Koppai Old Street. She is reported to have four children, who currently reside abroad.
The Jaffna District Child Development Committee stated there is a “well planned strategy” in place in the province to turn school children into drug addicts.
Sri Lanka’s former commander of the army denied rape and torture by Sri Lankan security forces had taken place whilst he was in charge, stating he could “clarify” any allegations.
The chief minister of the Northern Province, members of parliament, school students and teachers jointly presented a petition to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena,
Contact Tamil Guardian