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Bodies of 2 Jaffna University students recovered from a pond in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 10 February 2010 08:53 No Comment]

Koappaay police recovered the bodies of a male and a female first year students of Management Faculty of Jaffna University which were found floating in Eriyaku’lam pond in Irupaalai by local residents, sources in Jaffna said. The two students had rejoined the university after being held in Vavuniyaa Sri Lanka Army (SLA) detention centre along with the Vannni IDPs. Fear and tension prevail among the students of Jaffna University.

The male student was identified as Victor Aruldas, 21, originally from Kaangkeasanthu’rai who had later gone to Vanni.

The female student was identified as Velautham Thiruvili, 21, a native of Batticaloa.

A mobile phone which was found lying in the area by the local people had led them to discover the two bodies floating in the pond located in a deserted area.

Koapaay police handed over the bodies to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary Tuesday evening.

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