For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 July 2010,
Perampalam Jeyachandran, aged thirty-two, a reporter and photographer of ‘Yarl Thinakural’ Tamil daily died Tuesday morning hit by a bus on A9 road in Usan as he was returning to Jaffna after distributing Yarl Thinakural paper in Ki’linochchi, sources in Jaffna said.
Jeyachandran, also known as ‘Jeyam’, had contributed photos related to many killings, abductions and other such crimes committed by paramilitary men in Jaffna peninsula who collaborated with Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Intelligence Unit men, particularly during the dangerous situation that prevailed in the peninsula, the sources added.
Jeyachandran, the father of one child, who served Yarl Thinakural as a distributor too was killed when a bus carrying civilians and some policemen hit him.