Woman’s body found near army check point
The body of a young female has been found within 200 meters from a Sri Lankan Army (SLA) check point along the Point-Pedro - Nagarkovil Road.
Postmortem examination is being carried out at Manthikai Hospital. It is still not known if the female was subjected to sexual abuse.
Dr C Kathiravetpilliai attached to the Hospital said that the woman was strangled around her neck with the ribbon worn to tie her hair.
The area where the incidence occurred is under the full occupation of the SLA, and is restricted to civilian use at day light hours only.