Description of Losses Suffered
Consequent to a gunfight between the
LTTE and the IPKF near the market square at Valvettiturai on the 2nd of August
1989 at about 11-00 a.m. in which six Indian Soldiers were said to have been
killed and eleven soldiers injured, the Indian Soldiers in their thousands
cordoned off the Valvettiturai area and the operation was called off in the
afternoon of 4th August 1989. The following are some of the losses suffered by
the people of Valvettiturai.
1.1. A total of 52 dead bodies were identified. The names and other
particulars are given in Schedule 1A.
Schedule 1B shows the location where
the killings took place and the circumstances under which the people were
1.2. A few bodies were burnt beyond recognition and could not be identified.
1.3. The IPKF initially said that they cremated six civilians who died in
their custody and that some civilians may be with the IPKF who came from outside
Vadamaradchi. However on 18-8-89, they said that the number cremated by them was
11 of which only 5 persons had identity cards with them and that no civilians
are being held in camps outside Vadamaradchi.
1.4. Most of the bodies were in a highly decomposed stage when the curfew was
lifted in the afternoon of 4th August 1989. They had to be burnt in their
respective locations - at the Junction, down lanes and in the compounds of
1.5. Some of those who died may have died for lack of medical help which was
denied to the people for the entire duration from 2nd to 4th August.
1.6. In one instance a mother had lost three children, one killed in
Subramaniam's house and the other two are still missing. There are similar
instances where many members of single families had been killed.
2. MISSING PERSONS
2.1. A total of 12 persons are still missing and most of them were said to
have been seen in the custody of the IPKF. Since IPKF now says that they
cremated 11 bodies it appears that 11 of the missing persons must have died in
3. INJURED PERSONS
3.1. A large number of persons were injured as hundreds of men were tortured
in numerous ways during the three days. Many of them were made to roll long
distance on hot tarred roads and were severely beaten up. Some of those held
captive and tortured, were subsequently fired upon killing some and injuring
3.2. Out of the large number who were injured,
Schedule 3 shows the particulars of
only some of them who received hospitalised treatment. This include the
Secretary of the Valvettiturai Citizens Committee who was badly beaten and was
nearly strangled to death.
3.3. Many of the injured persons have fled from Valvettiturai along with
thousands of others who have left this area and have not returned and their
particulars could not be collected.
4. HOUSES BURNT
4.1. A total of 124 houses are were burnt down.
Schedule 4 gives the particulars of
the houses burnt, datewise indicating the times of burning. In most of the
houses expensive fittings, books, furniture and electrical equipments such as
T.V. Deck, Radio, Cassette recorder etc have all been burnt to ashes.
4.3. A large number of eye witness allege that the houses were deliberately
set ablaze by the IPKF soldiers.
5. SHOPS BURNT.
5.1. Schedule 5 shows the
particulars of shops burnt by the IPKF. A total of 45 shops were burnt down.
According to eyewitnesses these shops were deliberately fired upon with mortars
and then set ablaze by the IPKF Soldiers. The extent of burning was so severe
that over 80% of the shops in Valvettiturai were completely burnt. Under the
prevailing conditions this has created severe shortage of essential food items.
5.2. In a few shops, the shop keepers were also killed and burnt inside the
6. VEHICLES BURNT.
Over 50 vehicles were burnt by the IPKF.
Schedule 6 shows the particulars of the vehicles burnt.
7. FISHING BOATS AND NETS BURNT.
7.1. Schedule 7 shows the
particulars of boats and nets burnt. 176 nets and 12 boats are said to have been
7.2. Barrels of fuel stock belonging to the fishermen were set ablaze and in
some instances the burning fuel burnt down their houses.
Numerous complaints have been received that the IPKF Soldiers who entered
houses had removed valuables, such as, gold jewellery, wristlets, cash and other
COMPLAINTS OF MOLESTATION OF WOMEN.
Several complaints have been made about IPKF soldiers using force on women in
the guise of searching them bodily. There are also complaints by some women that
they had been raped by the IPKF soldiers.
Schedule 1A - List of Those
Killed By The I.P.K.F. on 2nd, 3rd & 4th August, 1989
Name, Age and Address
|1. Mr. V. Subramaniam,
60 yrs Vithanai Lane,
2. Mrs. Illayaperumal Umaranee, 29 yrs
3. Mr. A. Illayaperumal, 70 yrs
4. Mrs. R. Pushparani, 45 yrs, Sivapura Veethy
5. Mast. R. Javanaraj, 11 yrs
6. Mast. A. Sundereswaran, 11 yrs
7. Mr. S. Ganeshalingam, 35 yrs
8. Miss. Ganeshalingam Sashi, 11/2 yrs.
9. Mrs. Airtham Umadevi, 26 yrs
10. Mr. A. Ramachandran, 41 yrs
11. Mr. K. Sivanesarajah, 36 yrs
12. Mr. P. Ranjithamumar, 25 yrs
13. Mr. N. Raveenthiran, 32 yrs
14. Mr. K. Mahenthirarajah, 49 yrs
15. Mr. K. Velummylum, 42 yrs
16. Mr. R. Nadarajah, 62 yrs
17. Mr. V. Arulsothy, 28 yrs
18. Mrs. Kandasamy Sivapackiam, 45 yrs, Palavi
19. Mr. R. Rasaratnam, 34 yrs, Sivankovilandy,
20. Mr. K. Thangarasa, 60 yrs, Palavi Colony;
21. Mr. B. Premraj, 22 yrs, Theeruvil Lane;
22. Mr. S. Umasankar, I9 yrs, Kadduvalavu Lane;
23. Mr. T. Ravichandran, 28 yrs, Kadduvalavu Lane;
24. Mr. S. Mylvaganam, 55 yrs, Oorany
25. Mr. T. Nagadas, 28 yrs, Kadduvalavu Lane;
26. Mr. B. Mahenthirarasa, 16 yrs, Vembady Lane;
27. Mr. R. Navaratnam, 29 yrs, Oodakarai Lane;
28. Mr. S. Thambithurai, 62 yrs, Sivaguru Vidyalaya
29. Mast. Nagalingam Piruntha, I4 yrs, Navalady
30. Mr. Arulsothy Ravennthiran, 17 yrs
31. Mr. Arulpiragasam Swanathas, 18 yrs, A.G.A. Lane
32. Mrs. Selvaratnam Sivamany, 35 yrs, Colony
33. Mrs. P.V. Krishnavathana, 35 yrs, Udayamanal;
34. Mr. K. Shanmugavadivel, 36 yts, Kadduvalavu lane
35. Mr. Kuddipavun, 30 yrs
36. Mr. S. Amuthan Markandu, 29 Yrs, Vithanai Lane;
37. Mrs. Eswaramoorthy Rajaledchumy, 26 yrs
38. Mast. Aathy Arunasalam paramsothy, 17 yrs
39. Mrs. Nadarajah Nallamuthu, 70 yrs, Vevil Lane;
40. Mr. P. Shamugalingam, 43 yrs
41. Mr. Kumaravel Selvanathavel, 19 yrs
42. Mr. Pooniah Kalidas , 25 yrs
43. Mr. N. Panugopal, 23 yrs
44. Mr. Wijeratnam Muraleetharan, 20 yrs, Colony
45. Mr. Sothilingam Rameshkumar, I8 yrs
46. Mr. Ponnuthurai Rasenthiram, 23 yrs, Aathikovilady
47. Mr. Velummylum Selvachandran, 26 yrs, Kotiyal
48. Mr. K. Rajasekaran, 20 yrs
49. Mr. S. Durairaja, 59 yrs
50. Mr. Sakthivel, 23 yrs
51. Mr. T. Sivakumar, 19 yrs
52. Mr. T. Jeyamohan, 16 yrs
53. Mr. A. Parasar, 18 yrs
54. Mr. T. Sambasivam, I8 yrs
55. Mr. S. Perinbam, 18, yrs,
56. Mr. C. Yogarajah, 18 yrs
57. Mr. P. Sathiyarupan, 23 yrs
58. Mr. S. Sivalingam, 49 yrs
59. Mr. N. Nagarajah,
60. Mr. N. Sivakumar, 18 yrs
61. Mr. A. Mathivanan, I7 yrs
62. Mr. S. Balachandramoorthy, 31 yrs
|Retired Supdt. of Surveys
Retired Port Employee
Proprietor of Banana Shop
Retired Post Master
Employee K.K.S. Cement
Retired Hospital Employee
Schedule1B - Particulars of
those killed, Location where killed and circumstances under which they were
killed as per eye witnesses.
Location - 1
Killing at the residence of Mr. Subramaniam, Retired Supdt; of Surveys:
2nd August 1989: About 2-30 p.m.
As the house was an upstair one, situated about 400 meters away from the
scene of fighting, a number of neighbours and relatives stayed at the house
of Mr. Subramaniyam seeking shelter from the bullets, shells and bombs that
were exploding. Seeing the IPKF Soldiers approaching the house, some time
after the fighting stopped, Mr. Subramaniam and a few others came from the
inside of the house towards the main door with raised hand. Before they
could even speak to the soldiers, the IPKF soldiers fired at them, killing
Panic striken inmates ran for cover. Soldiers entered the house and fired
once again killing another four persons and injuring a number of others.
Mrs. Subramaniam and her youngest son escaped unhurt by hiding inside a
kitchen table. A few others also survived.
Particulars of those killed:-
1. Mr. V. Subramaniam - 50 yrs - Retired Supdt; of Surveys.
2. Miss. I. Umarani - 26 yrs.
3. Mr. A. Ellayaperumal - 70 yrs - Retired Post Employee.
4. Mrs. R. Pushparani - 45 yrs - Proprietress of Banana Shop.
5. Mast. R. Javanaraj - 11 yrs - Student.
6. Mast. A. Sunderaswaran - 11 yrs - Student.
7. Mr. S. Ganeshalingam - 35 yrs - Fisherman.
8. Miss. Ganeshalingam Sashi - 1 1/2 yrs old child.
9. Mrs. Amirtham Umadevi - 26 yrs.
All the bodies were cremated on 4-8-89 in an adjoining compound.
(Survivers have furnished sworn affidavits of the incident).
Location - 2
At the residence of late Mr. S. Sivaganeshan, Theeruvil Road,
Valvettiturai: 2nd August 1989 at about 3-30 p.m.
As the IPKF was burning a number of houses at Sivapura Road, many
residents of this road fled from the houses and were staying in the houses
in Theeruvil Road, which is far away from the place where the fighting took
place. At Mr. Sivaganeshan's house, a large number of women and children and
a few males were staying.
The fighting stopped by about 12 noon. At about 3-30 p.m. the IPKF
Soldiers entered the house of Mr. Sivaganeshan and fired shots at the front
section of the house. When the inmates rushed to the rear section of the
house crying in fear, the IPKF soldiers entered the house from the entrance
at the rear and separated the men from the women, left out 02 old men and
took the balance 08 men who were there to a side near a garage cum shed.
When the wives and relatives of these men went after them crying they were
chased away. In full view of all the people there, the 08 men were made to
sit under the garage cum cow shed near a boundary wall and fired at. Four of
them fell dead and the other four are in hospital with serious injuries.
1. Arumugasamy Ramachandran - 41 yrs - Mason
2. Kathirgamathamby Sivanesarajah - 36 yrs - Labourer
3. Ponnambalam Rajithakumar - 25 yrs - Mechanic.
4. Nadarajah Raveendran - 32 yrs - Businessman.
All the bodies along with some other bodies were cremated on 4-8-89 in
the nearby Theeruvil Paddy field.
Location - 3
At Mr. Mahendraraja's residence close to Puttany Pillaiyar Temple : 2nd
August 1989 at about 2-15 p.m.
The IPKF soldiers entered the house of Mr. Mahendrarajah and set fire to
his Austin Cambridge Car No. 3 Sri 4498. Then they went inside the house and
set fire to clothes and other house hold items. The inmates, five of them
who were hiding in the kitchen, thinking that the soldiers might shoot them
if they find them hiding, came out to speak to the soldiers who were
standing in front of the kitchen. As soon as they came out, a soldier pulled
Mr. Mahendrarajah by his hair and dragged him and others near the gate. At
the gate one IPKF soldier shot Mr. K. Velummylum and he fell down. When
another soldier attempted to shoot Mr. Mahendrarajah, his wife and mother
clung to him and were crying. One soldier shot the mother and she was
injured seriously. Then he shot Mr. Mahendrarajah and he fell down. A number
of shots were fired at Mr. Mahendrarajah even after he fell down. The
soldiers then went away. Both Mr. Mahendrarajah and Velummylum were found
dead. Mrs. Mahendrarajah also received gun shot injuries.
Particulars of those killed :
1. Kandasamy Mahendrarajah - 49 yrs - Businessman
2. Kandasamy Velummylum - 42 yrs - Labourer
The bodies of both, who were brothers were cremated in the house compound
Location - 4
At Mr. Sivalingam's residence near Murugian Temple. 2nd August 1989 at
about 2.00 p.m.
The IPKF soldiers entered the house and started damaging all the articles
in the house. The brother of Mr. Sivalingam, a retired Post Master Mr.
Nadarajah, 62 yrs old and his family including his nephew Mr. V. Arulsothy,
an employee of the Cement Corporation, who normally reside at Point Pedro
were staying here temporarily as there had been trouble at Point Pedro. At
the time the IPKF soldiers entered the house, Mr. Nadarajah and his nephew
Mr. V. Arulsothy were the only two male members of the house. The soldiers
shot both of them dead inspite of pleas, cries and appeals from the women in
the house. Then the soldiers burnt the Motor Cycle, Motor Car and the house
itself. Entire house hold items were burnt completely.
Particulars of those killed :
1. Mr. Rasamanickam Nadarajah - 62 yrs - Retired Post Master.
2. Mr. Vinayagamoorthy Arulsothy - 25 yrs - Employee of Cement
Mr. Sivalingam who was at his shop at the time of the incident was taken
captive by the IPKF soldiers and was released only on the 4th instant. After
he returned home only, he came to know of the tragedy at home and the two
bodies were burnt on the 4th evening at the nearby paddy field.
Location - 5
At Valvettiturai Junction, 2nd August 1989.
People in the market place and in the bazar took shelter in the buildings
when the fighting broke out. Soon after the firing stopped, the IPKF
soldiers collected all the people in various places around the junction. The
people had seen the IPKF soldiers setting fire to the shops and houses. In
one instance, a soldier walked past a group of about 25 people kept at the
junction saying ' I shoot you'. After walking some forty and fifty yards, he
turned around and fired at the people. All of them prostrated themselves on
the road in which they were sitting. When the firing stopped two people were
found dead and about eleven injured. Three others were also said to have
been killed by the IPKF after dragging them from shops.
Particulars of those killed at Junction on 2nd August 1989
1. Mrs. K. Sivapackiyam - 40 yrs - Dhoby
2. Mr. R. Rajaratnam - 35 yrs - Businessman
3. Mr. K. Thangarajah - 60 yrs - Fisherman
4. Mr. B. Premraj - 22 yrs - Hiring car Driver
b) The IPKF soldiers were ill treating about 75 youths taken into custody
by them by asking them to roll on the hot tarred road for long distances and
beating them. When such a batch of people were being detained at the
junction, some IPKF soldiers brought a batch of 06 youths beating them
violently and the youths were crying loudly. All of a sudden a soldier
opened fire on them killing five of them instantly. One youth who did not
die cried out for help. A soldier is then said to have walked up to him and
fired at him, killing him. Most of these youths were said to have been
collected from a funeral house.
Particulars of those killed in this manner on 3rd August 1989 :T.
Ravichandran - 28 yrs - Businessman
5. R. Mylevaganam - 55 yrs - Retired Hospital Employee
6. S. Umasankar - 19 yrs - Labourer
7. T. Nagathas - 28 yrs - Electrician, Cement Corporation
8. S. Mahendrathas - 16 yrs - Student at Chithambara College Location : 6
Two youths were said to have been dragged out of a house at A.G.A's lane,
which is about a kilometer from the junction, inspite of appeals by their
parents on the 3rd August. Their bodies riddled with bullet marks and stab
wounds found on the 4th evening. There are eyewitnesses who have seen the
two boys being repeatedly stabbed with knives and then being shot and
Particulars of the two youths are :
1. A. Swarnadas - 16 yrs - Student. Parameswara Vidyalayam, Vethilai
2. K. Selvananthavel - 19 yrs - student. Chithamabara College Location :
On the 2nd August of afternoon, when IPKF soldiers from the Polikandy
Camp were moving towards the Valvettiturai Junction, they are said to have
shot and killed three males and two females.
Particulars of those killed are :
1. V. Muraleetharan - 20 yrs - Fisherman
2. S. Rameshkumar - 18 yrs - Fisherman
3. P. Rasenthiram - 23 yrs - Fisherman
4. S. Sebamony - 35 yrs - House Wife
5. P.V. Krishnawathani - 33 yrs - House Wife Location : 8
Valvetty which is a mile from the scene of firing. On 2nd August Mrs. N.
Nallamuthu - 70 yrs - was shot dead by the IPKF soldiers.
In almost every instance, the defenceless people killed have been dragged
out by the IPKF and shot dead in gruesome manner. There are a number of
eyewitnesses to these senseless killings.
Schedule 3 - List of Persons
who Sustained Serious Injuries during the IPKF Operation from 2nd to 4th August
1. Mr. Nadarajah Anantharaj, (41) Theniambai St., Valvettiturai.
2. Mrs. Valliammal Kanthasamy, (75) Theeruvil Lane, Valvettiturai.
3. Mrs. Mahenthirarajah Susila Thevy, (32) Theeruvil Lane Valvettiturai
4.Mr. Eliyathamby Yogaguru, (32) Theeruvill Lane, Valvettiturai.
5. Mr. Samiappa Chandran, (19) Theeruvill Lane, Valvettiturai.
6. Mrs. Indrany Balakrushnan, (45) Theeruvill Lane, Valvettiturai.
7. Mast. S.Arunenthiran, (15) Theeruvill Lane, Valvettiturai.
8. Miss. Krishanthini Sivabalachandran, (4) Theeruvill Lane, Valvettiturai.
9. Mr. K. Karunanantharajah, (45) Advocate Lane, Valvettiturai.
10. Mrs. Srirathathevy Arumugasamy, (45) Vithanai Lane, Valvettiturai.
11. Mrs. Vannam Kumar, (30) Vithanai Lane, Valvettiturai.
12. Mr. Maniyam Balakrushnan, (26) Vithanai Lane, Valvettiturai.
13. Mr. Subramaniyam Muthuvel, (26) Vithanai Lane, Valvettiturai.
14. Mast. Nandanasigamany Manimanoharan, (15 yrs) Vithanai Lane,
15. Miss. Indranythevy Nadarajah, (28 yrs), Vervil, Valvetty, Valvettiturai.
16. Mr. P. Inparajah, (44 yrs), Sembipadu, Valvetty, Valvettiturai.
17. Mr. K. Balakumaran, (48 yrs), Kuchcham Lane, Valvettiturai.
18. Mr. Aiyamuthu Shanmugarajah, (36 yrs), Nediyakadu, Valvettiturai.
19. Mr. Vinayagasundaram Sivasundaram, (19 yrs), Junction Lane,
20. Mr. Kathirgamalingam Thiyagalingam, (31 yrs), Urany, Valvettiturai.
21. Mr. Sundralingam Kannan, (18 yrs), Sadayandy Kovilady, Valvettiturai.
22. Mr. Arudsothy Kuddypillai. (40 yrs), Valvettiturai.
23. Miss. Varaluxmy Theivasigamany, (18 yrs), Advocate Lane, Valvettiturai.
24. Mr. K. Rasenthiram, (25 yrs), Valvettiturai.
25. Mrs. Mangayarkarasi Thurairajah, (70 yrs), Valvettiturai.
26. Miss. Ratnathevy Rasanathan, (06 yrs), Valvettiturai.
27. Mrs. Vasanthathevy Rasanathan, (31 yrs), Valvettiturai.
28. Mrs. Manickaratnam Sithivinayagam, (70 yrs), Valvettiturai.
29. Mrs. Inthumathy Jeyakumar, (27 yrs), Valvetti, Valvettiturai.
30. Mrs. Gnanakalambikai Nagularajah, (35 yrs), Valvetty, Valvettiturai.
31. Mr. Rasu (Thurai), (32 yrs), Valvetty, Valvettiturai.
32. Mr. R. Ragu, (30 yrs), Valvetty, Valvettiturai.
33. Mr. Nadarajah Balakrushnan, (31 yrs), Nediyakadu, Valvettiturai.
34. Mr. Manickam Kanagasabi, (35 yrs), Valvetty, Valvettiturai.
Schedule 4 Particulars of
those whose houses were burnt at Valvettiturai 2-4 August 1989
1. Mr. K. Rajanathas, Marine Engineer.
2. Mr. A. Gnanaanantharajah, Employed Abroad.
3. Mr. R. S. Thanabalasingam, Retired Valuation Inspector.
4. Mr. K. Santhirasiva, Driver.
5. Mrs. A. Sivajini, Housewife.
6. Mrs. R. Suseelawathy, Housewife.
7. Mrs. M.J. Navaratnam, Teacher.
8. Mr. N. Ramakrishnan, Retired Post Officer.
9. Mrs. Parameswary Thangavel, Cattle Breeding.
10. Mrs. S.P. Sivapathasundaram
11. Mr. K.E. Thirunavukkarasu, Retired Accountant & Former, President of
12. Mrs. S. Kalarany, Animal Husbandry.
13. Mr. V. Manikathiagarajah, Businessman.
14. Mr. M. Kareenthiran, Fisherman.
15. Mr. T. Nanthakumar, Businessman.
16. Mr. S. Rajalingam, Government Clerk.
17. Mr. P. Sellathuraisamy, Driver.
18. Mrs. V. Pushparanee, Animal Husbandry.
19. Mrs. V. Potkamalranee, Housewife.
20. Mr. S. Arulanantham,
21. Mr. S. Balenthirathas, Fisherman.
22. Mrs. S. Seethangany, Labourer.
23. Mr. T. Sakthivel, Labourer.
24. Mrs. M. Suseelathevy, Housewife.
25. Mrs. V. Mahaledchumy, Housewife.
26. Mr. I. Mahalingam,
27. Mr. S. Sakthyvadivel, Teacher.
28. Mrs. S. Pathmawathy, Housewife.
29. Mr. S. Ramalingam, Mason.
30. Mrs. M. Indra, Housewife.
31. Mr. S. Velummylum, Businessman.
Sivapura Veethy, Valvettiturai.
32. Mrs. S. Subathirathevay
33. Mr. K. Kengatharan, Co-operative Inspector.
34. Mrs. Y. Rajeswary, Housewife.
35. Mrs. A. Pathmalojini, Widow.
36. Mr. S. Rajenthiran, Tailor.
37. Mr. V. Senthiru, Businessman.
38. Mrs. M. Sothilingam, Housewife.
39. Mrs. R. Pathmawathy, Pensioner.
40. Mr. V. Ponnambalam, Draughtsman.
41. Mr. S. Tharmavarathan, Labourer.
42. Mr. K. Selvavinayagam, Principal, Chithambara College.
43. Mr. M. Muthulingam, seaman.
44. Mr. P. Sinnakili
45. Mrs. K. Santhathevy, Housewife.
46. Mr. K. Thangarajah
47. Mr. K. Arudchandrabose, Fisherman.
48. Mrs. R. Subathra, Fruit Seller.
49. Mrs. R. Pushparany, Housewife.
50. Mrs. B. Barathathevy, Housewife.
51. Mr. P. Mohanaguru, Fisherman.
52. Mrs. A. Mary Loganayaki
53. Mrs. A. Rajanayaki, Business.
54. Mr. V. Thanigasalam, Seaman.
Vithanai Lane, Valvettiturai.
55. Mr. A. Senthivel, Carpenter.
56. Mrs. Nadrajah Rajeswary, Housewife.
57. Mr. K. Balenthiran, Carpenter.
58. Mr. A. Ramakrishnan, Fisherman.
59. Mr. K.E. Arunasalenthiran, Government Pensioner.
60. Mr. Y.Ananthamyle, Businessman.
61. Mr. M. Thirunavukkarasu
62. Mr. T. Jeyagopal, Seaman.
Murugian Kovilady, Valvettiturai.
63. Mr. N. Seevaratnam, Bank Officer.
64. Mr. R. Sivalingam, Tea Boutique Owner.
65. Mr. P. Easwaralingam, Fisherman.
K.K.S. Road, Valvettiturai.
66. Dr. K. Alaganandasundaram, Retired R.M.P.
67. Mr. K. Nadesan, Attorney-at-Law.
68. Mr. G. Vaithylingam, Government Pensioner.
69. Mr. A. Balasingam, Government Pensioneer.
70. Mrs. Yogambikai Vethanayagam, Housewife.
71. Mr. P. Kandasamy
72. Mrs. R. Thanganayaki, Housewife.
73. Mr. M. Kanthasamythurai
74. Mrs. Nadarajah Suseela, Housewife.
'Prema Vasam' Valvettiturai.
75. Mr. V. Murugupillai.
Uthayasooriyan Beach Road, Valvettiturai.
76. Mr. S. Tharmalingam, Fisherman.
77. Mr. S. Sivanathan, Fisherman.
78. Mr. M. Ravichandrakumar, Fisherman.
Advocate Lane, Valvettiturai.
79. Mrs. V. Navarathnammah, Pensioner.
80. Mr. A. Thirunavukkarasu, Local Government Clerk.
81. Mrs. Muthukumar Rajledchumy, Pensioner.
82. Mr. N. Nadanasigamany, Fisherman.
83. Mr. T. Ratnasabapathy, Driver.
84. Mr. S. Thiruchitambalam
85. Mr. N. Premraj, Seaman,
86. Mrs. P. Janaki, Housewife.
87. R. Gnanasundaram, Carpenter.
88. Mr. K. Velautham
89. Mr. A. Mylevaganam
90. Mrs. A. Saroja, Saloon Owner.
91. K. Pushparajah, Owner Barber Saloon.
92. Mr. R. Ramanujam, Owner Barber Saloon.
93. Mr. T. Mahendran, Owner Barber Saloon.
94. Mr. T. Thurairajah, Owner Barber Saloon.
95. Mr. M. Luxmanaperumal, Businessman.
96. Mr. S. Sarvanabavanandavel,
New Road, Valvettiturai.
97. Mrs. P. Puwaneswary, Housewife.
98. Mr. M. Vettivel, Fisherman.
99. Mr. P. Baleswaran, Fisherman.
Jaffna Road, Valvettiturai.
100. Mr. S. Joseph Sounthararajah, R.T.C.I.
101. Mr. V. Ganeshapackiam, Fisherman.
102. Mrs. P. Mohana, Housewife.
103. Mr. R. Sivasothy
104. Mrs. S. Punithawathy, Housewife.
105. Mr. S. Selvamanickam, Asst. Post Master.
106. Mr. K. Thangathurai, Mason.
107. Mr. C. Chandralingam,Cultivation Officer.
108. Mr. K. Mahendrarajah, Labourer.
109. Mrs. S. Ariyaratnam, Housewife,
110. Mrs. Ulagarajah, Housewife.
111. Mr. K. Navaratnarajah, Businessman.
112. Mr. S. Yogasundaram
113. Mr. N. Kathirkamalingam, Businessman.
114. Mr. P. Subramaniam, Post Master.
115. Mrs. A. Parameswary, Pensioneer.
116. Mr. V. Sabaratnam, Fisherman.
117. Mr. V. Tehvasigamany.
118. Mrs. Mary Therasa, Housewife.
119. Mr. Saravanaperumal Senthil.
120. Mr. S. Nadarajah, Businessman.
121. Mrs. Baskaran Parimalathevy, Housewife.
122. Mr. K. Chandralingam, Businessman.
123. Mrs. Kunaseelan Rajasulosana, Housewife.
Schedule 5 - List of Shops, MPCS.,
Cafes & Cinema Theatre Burnt by IPKF Soldiers at Valvettutrai from 2nd to 4th
1. Lingam Textiles - Jaffna Road.
2. Uma Electricals - Jaffna Road.
3. Thandauthapany Stores - Jaffna Road.
4. N.A. Markandu Stores (Amutham) - Jaffna Road.
5. Thurairajah Cafe - Jaffna Road.
6. Tailoring Shop - Jaffna Road.
7. Nagesh Rotty Shop - Jaffna Road.
8. Arunkumar Stores - Jaffna Road.
9. Kalanithy Stores - Sadaiandy Kovilady.
10. Thillaiambalam Stores - Junction.
11. Thiruchchitambalam Stores (Two Shops) - Junction.
12. Kesavan Stores - Junction.
13. Kalicholai Book Centre - Junction.
14. Kalaicholai Fancy Goods - Junction.
15. Thileepan Cool Bar - Junction.
16. Rajavel Textiles - Junction.
17. Navaratnam Coconut Shop - Junction.
18. Rajanayagam Saloon - Junction.
19. Aashariyar Stores - K.K.S. Road.
20. Marketing Department Shop - K.K.S. Road.
21. Dayana Mini Cinema - K.K.S. Road.
22. Mano Farm Products - K.K.S. Road.
23. Ramkumar Stores Products - K.K.S. Road.
24. People Shop - K.K.S. Road.
25. Nediyakadu M.P.C.S. Branch No. 13 B - Nediyakadu.
26. Kannan Video - Mathavady.
27. Pointpedro M.P.C.S. Branch No. 13 A - Mathavady.
28. Ravi Video Centre - Vembady.
29. Ravi Cycle Repair - East Road.
30. Lingam Medicals - Oorany.
31. Ranjana Theatre - Valvetty.
32. Inthiran Poultry Farm - Valvetty.
33. Valvai Manavar Kalagam - Sivapura Veethy.
34. Vikna Tution Centre - Kamaparmalai.
35. Arrack Tavern -Theniambai.
36. Petrol Shed - Sivapura Veethy.
Schedule 6 - Vehicles Burnt by
I.P.K.F. from 2nd to 4th August '1989 at Valvettiturai.
Car No. 1 SRI 873
Car No. 31 SRI 4504 Car No. EN 2350
Car No. 38 SRI 4498 Lorry No. 26 SRI 9392
Scooter No. 83 SRI 3096 (Vespa)
Honda C 90 No.
Van No. 60 SRI 315
Charly No. 96 SRI 7629
Schedule 7- Fishing Gear Burnt
by IPKF from 2nd to 4th August 1989
(Fishing Boats, Fibre Glass Boats. Out Boat Motors, Fishing Nets)
|1. Mr. N. Tharmachandran,
2. Mr. S. Raveenthirarajah, Uthayasooriyan Veethy.
3. Mr. T. Thevasihamany, Meenadchi Amman Kovilady.
4. Mr. Thurai, Fish Market Lane.
5. Mr. T. Selvasivam,
6. Mr. Kathirgamalingam, Customs Road.
7. Mr. P. Sarvatham, Kondakkadai.
8. Mr. K. Illango, Customs Road.
9. Mr. Rajendram, Kunduvarkadu.
10. Mr. Poomalai, Poochkutham.
11. Mr. K. Illango, Customs Road.
12. Mr. Tharmalingam, Uthayasooriyan Veethy.
|18 Foot Trawler Vessel
24 Foot Trawler Vessel
28 Foot Trawler Vessel
28 Foot Trawler Vessel
18 Foot Fibre Glass Boat
18 Foot Fibre Glass Boat
18 Foot Fibre Glass Boat
24 Foot Fibre Glass Boat
Out Boad Motor 40HP
Out Boat Motor 40HP
Out Boat Motor 25HP
Out Boat Motor 10HP Yanmar Boat Engine
I76 Fishing nets belonged to Tharmalingam, N. Nadany, N. Tharamachandran, T.
Nadanasigamany K. Rajaratnam, Sritharan Kuttythambi, P. Saravathan, T.S.
Selvasivam, P. Baleswaran were burnt down by IPKF
Schedule 8 Molesting by the
I.P.K.F. on 2/3/4-8-89
Name and age - Address - Date & Time of Occurrence
I. Sivasubramaniam Poonammah (60) Pallakadu Uduppiddy 2.8.89 at 1.25 p.m.
2. Sri Ganeshanathan Arunthavam (47) 7th Mile Post Uduppiddy 2.8.89 at 1.45
3. Vinayagamoorthy Inthirathevy (36) Veerapathrar Kovilady 2.2.89 at 1.20
4. Kumar Mahenthira Thevy (35) Veerapathrar Kovilady 3.8.89 at 3.30 p.m.
5. Sinnarasah Nagammah (50) Veerapathrar Kovilady 3.8.89 at 3.30 p.m.
6. Sinniah Rasammah (52) Veerapathrar Kovilady 3.8.89 at 3.20 p.m. Uduppiddy
7. Rasan Parwathy (39) 7th mile Post, Uduppiddy 3.8.89 at
8. Sinnavan Thevy (50) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 3.8.89 at 3.30 p.m. Uduppiddy
9. Thambirajah Ledchumipillai (47) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 3.8.89 at 11.00
10. Velupillai Sakunathevy (39) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 3.8.89 at 4.00 p.m.
I 1 . Asaithamby Saraswathy (45) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 4.8.89 at 4.00 p.m.
12. Sinniah Kuddipillai (50) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 4.8.89 at 4.00 p.m.
Velautham Thangaratnam (47) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 4.8.89 at 4.30 p.m.
14. Santhiran Poomany (53) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 4.8.89 at 4.10 p.m.
15. Sivasubramaniam Nirmala (27) Veerapathrar Kovilady, 7.8.89 at 11.00 p.m.
N.B. Some young girls were also raped by I.P.K.F. But they dont want to
reveal their identity.