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Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in UK

Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in UK

Jeyaratnam Kandiah, 43, described as “charming” and “much-loved” by friends, fled to the UK 14 years ago but died after being hit by a BMW at a pedestrian crossing in Shirley, Croydon Guardian reported. Kandiah, known as Selvam by friends, was pronounced dead after the crash, which happened as he crossed Wickham Road. Man killed […]

Srilankan Tamil Student found dead in German Apartment

Srilankan Tamil Student found dead in German Apartment

German Police found the dead body of a Srilankan Tamil student (A. Gopi, age 23), in the apartment where he lived on Sunday evening. On the third floor of  Building 2 in Bremen had remained closed for the past few days. The apartment residents called  Police after foul smell started coming out of the room. On Sunday evening a police […]

Sri Lankan ends life in Sharjah

Sri Lankan ends life in Sharjah

A Sri Lankan worker committed a suicide by hanging himself at home in Sharjah and police said they were investigating the case. The worker was found by colleagues hanging inside his room in the industrial zone 4 in the northern emirate, they said. The body was taken to the coroner for examination to determine the […]

5 Tamil women arrested for jewellery theft in France

5 Tamil women arrested for jewellery theft in France

French police arrested five Sri Lankan Tamil women after security cameras showed they have robbed several gold shops in Paris. The five used to go into jewellery shops with a little boy and pretend to try some items to detract the attention of workers before leaving the shop with their loot. Police had been baffled […]

19 years old Sri Lankan Tamil girl commits suicide by jumping under a train in France

19 years old Sri Lankan Tamil girl commits suicide by jumping under a train in France

France: Local french news paper reported that 19 years old Sri Lankan Tamil girl committed suicide by jumping under a train . The 19 years old Sajithalaxmi Pethurapillai was born on May 4, 1995, migrated from Kilinochchi, Srilanka, source says that she was a student at Seine-et-Marne high school in France. Local authorities reported that […]

Tamil man in France uses Facebook to lure married wife into sex and blackmail

Tamil man in France uses Facebook to lure married wife into sex and blackmail

Paris, France: Paris local news paper (PD) reports that a Tamil Sri Lankan restaurant worker Karan Daas, 32 is accused of befriending a housewife on Facebook and then trapping her in a lurid affair of sex and blackmail. According to the report , after the two became on Facebook six months ago, they decided to […]

Sri Lankan Tamil stabbed to death in Australia: Pictures

Sri Lankan Tamil stabbed to death in Australia: Pictures

A 48-year-old Sri Lankan -Vissa Esan- was stabbed to death outside his real estate business in Pendle Hill, Sydney’s west on Thursday morning, Australian media reports said. His wife, who is pregnant with the couple’s first child, was at the hospital. A shattered Shanika Madushani will welcome a child without her husband Vissa Esan, who […]

Sri Lankan Gobinath Vellasamy jailed for 18 years for killing his wife Mayurathy Perinpamoorthy

Sri Lankan Gobinath Vellasamy jailed for 18 years for killing his wife Mayurathy Perinpamoorthy

UK: A callous killer has been found guilty of murder after police filmed him confessing at the scene and saying: ”I hope she’s dead. I’m happy she die.” Gobinath Vellasamy still had blood on his hands when his dramatic arrest was captured on a police bodycam as he calmly told officers “Some people are not […]

Gold worth $60k, Ipads and Cash stolen from Sri Lankan Tamil home in UK

Gold worth $60k, Ipads and Cash stolen from Sri Lankan Tamil home in UK

Coventry, UK: The “professional” operation is the latest in a string of burglaries targeting Sri Lankas Tamil families for their gold, leading local authorities to warn people to keep their jewellery locked up and secure. The burglary happened on Thursday, February 6 from a house in Coventry, the victim who cannot be named for legal […]

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