Friday, 22 May 2015 - 13:06
CID receives more information over Kytes incident : IGP to visit Jaffna today as well
The IGP is scheduled to visit Jaffna and Kytes this afternoon to inspect the prevailing situation in the area after the commotion developed following the murder of a school girl in Kytes.
Police Media Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said the IGP is to educate the senior police officers in the North about the steps that should be taken to maintain peace in the area.
He also said that the CID has been able to gather vital information in connection with the recent gang rape and murder of a 17-year old school girl of Pung-kuduthivu.
Police have already arrested 9 suspects in connection with this crime incident, and they were remanded until June 1st when they were produced before Jaffna Magistrate.
The CID has also drawn its attention during the investigation to ascertain whether the crime was committed on a contract.
Protests were held against this crime incident in Jaffna and Kytes during the last two days.
Later, 130 persons who behaved in an unruly manner during the protest in Jaffna town were arrested and remanded later.
Meanwhile, IGP N.K. Ilangakoon visited Jaffna during the last two days to observe the ongoing investigation over the crime.
Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that the situation in Jaffna town has returned to normal.
At the same time, our correspondents stated that all attorneys-at-law of Magistrate Courts in Jaffna, Mallakam, Parathithurai, Chavakachcheri, Kytes, Kilinochchi, Vavuniya and Mullaitivu have boycotted court duties.