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Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 13:07
Update : 130 persons who behaved in an unruly manner in Jaffna produced before the court today : No room to disrupt peace in the North: says Police
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The Senior DIG in charge of the Northern Province Lalith Jayasinghe says that police would arrest any person if he or she behaves threatening peace in the province.

Addressing a media conference held at his office in Jaffna today, the Senior DIG said further investigations are continuing in connection with the persons who behaved in an unruly manner and damaged public property in Jaffna town yesterday.

130 persons have been arrested after they behaved in unruly manner and damaged the Jaffna Court complex during a protest held against the gang rape and murder of a school girl in Jaffna.

IGP too has gone to Jaffna last night to look into the unrest that occurred following the protest.

Police said that 36 motorcycles, 27 bicycles and 2 three wheelers used by the protesters were also taken into police custody.

A Hartal was held in Jaffna town last afternoon, pressurizing authorities to take legal action against the culprits of the rape and murder of the 17-year old girl of Pungkuduthivu Maha Vidyalaya in Kytes.

A senior police officer told our news team that an unruly crowd had hurled stones at the Jaffna Court Complex as well as moving vehicles.

Several glass panels of the Court Complex building were also damaged during the incident.

Police media spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasejkara said that 5 policemen were also injured during the clash and tear gas was fired to disperse the unruly crowd.

Police have already arrested 9 suspects in connection with the incident.

They have been identified as Subramanian Jayakumar, Subalasingham Tavakumar, Subalasingham Jayakumar, Pillenadan Chandra-raasan, Shivadevan Thushanthan, Malingam Shashidharan, Parani Subasingham Kuganadan and Jayadaran Kokilan.

Another suspect identified as Malingam Shashikumar was arrested in Wellawatta.

Meanwhile, hartal has been launched in Vavuniya town in protest of the rape and killing of Pungkuduthivu school girl.

Our correspondent stated that shops have been closed in support of this hartal launched by several organizations including Vavuniya United Merchants Association.

The investigations over the murder of the Pungkuduthivu school girl have been taken over by the CID.

Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe further describes about the ongoing investigation in connection with the student’s murder.

Update : Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 13:09
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IGP to Jaffna :  Investigations about yesterday's unrest to the CID

130 persons have been arrested after they behaved in unruly manner and damaged the Jaffna Court complex during a protest held against the gang rape and murder of a school girl in Jaffna.

IGP too has gone to Jaffna last night to look into the unrest that occurred following the protest.

Police said that 36 motorcycles, 27 bicycles and 2 three wheelers used by the protesters were also taken into police custody.

A Hartal was held in Jaffna town last afternoon, pressurizing authorities to take legal action against the culprits of the rape and murder of the 17-year old girl of Pungkuduthivu Maha Vidyalaya in Kytes.

A senior police officer told our news team that an unruly crowd had hurled stones at the Jaffna Court Complex as well as moving vehicles.

Several glass panels of the Court Complex building were also damaged during the incident.

Police media spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasejkara said that 5 policemen were also injured during the clash and tear gas was fired to disperse the unruly crowd.

Police have already arrested 9 suspects in connection with the incident.

They have been identified as Subramanian Jayakumar, Subalasingham Tavakumar, Subalasingham Jayakumar, Pillenadan Chandra-raasan, Shivadevan Thushanthan, Malingam Shashidharan, Parani Subasingham Kuganadan and Jayadaran Kokilan.

Another suspect identified as Malingam Shashikumar was arrested in Wellawatta.

Meanwhile, protests were held against the incident in Trincomalee, Mannar, Kilinochchi and Puttalam towns as well.

Police Media Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera stated that ongoing investigations are handed over to the CID.

Update : Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 8:20
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Stones pelted at Jaffna court complex: 5 Policemen injured: tear gas used to disperse the crowd: 127 arrested

127 persons have been arrested today after they behaved in an unruly manner and damaged the property of the Jaffna Court complex during a protest held against the gang rape and murder of a school girl in Jaffna.

Police said that 36 motorcycles, 27 bicycles and 2 three wheelers used by the protesters were also seized.

A Hartal was held in Jaffna town, pressurizing authorities to take legal action against the culprits of the rape and murder of the 17-year old girl of Punkuduthivu Maha Vidyalaya in Kayts.

A senior police officer told our news team that an unruly crowd had hurled stones at the Jaffna Court Complex as well as moving vehicles.

Several glass panels of the Court Complex building were also damaged during the incident.

He said that 5 policemen were also injured during the clash and tear gas was fired to disperse the unruly crowd.

Police have already arrested 9 suspects in connection with the incident.

They have been identified as Subramanian Jayakumar, Subalasingham Tavakumar, Subalasingham Jayakumar, Pillenadan Chandrarasam, Shivadevan Thushanthan, Malingam Shashidharan, Parani Subasingham Kuganadan and Jayadaran Kokilan.

Another suspect identified as Malingam Shashikumar was arrested in Wellawatta yesterday.

Meanwhile, several protests were held against the incident in Trincomalee, Mannar, Kilinochchi and Puttalam towns as well.

A group of women also held a protest in Puttalam.

At the same time, protests were held in schools in the North from 11 to 12 noon today.

The incident was taken into discussion in parliament as well. 



Update : Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 19:20
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Tear gas fired to disperse an unruly crowd from Jaffna Court complex

Police fired tear gas to disperse an unruly crowd that protested at the Jaffna Court complex this afternoon, against the recent gang rape and murder of a 17-year old girl student of Pungkuduthivu Island in Kytes.

Our correspondent stated that a tense situation was erupted between the protesters and the police.  A senior police official in charge of Jaffna division told our news team that 4 of his officers were injured while several vehicles were also damaged in the incident.

Our correspondent stated that glass panels of the Court complex were damaged after the protesters hurled stones at the building.



1.00 PM : Investigation of Kytes student murder handed over to CID

The investigation of the rape and murder case of the 17 year old female school student at Punkuduthivu in Kytes, has been handed over to the CID.

According to the police media spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara, the measures were taken under the orders of the IGP.

Police initially arrested the suspects Subramaaniyam Jayakumar, Subaala-sin-ham Thawa-kumar and Subaala-sin-ham Jaya-kumar.

Later, Pille-naadan Chandra-raasam, Shiva-deshan Thushaan-than, Maalingam Shashi-dharan, Parani Subasinham Kuganathan and Jayadaran Kokilan were taken into custody.

Maalingam Shashi-kumar was arrested in Wellawatta yesterday.


















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