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Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 13:13
STF protection continues at Point Pedro (Photos)
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Police say the STF has been further deployed in Point Pedro to maintain law and order after police shot at a lorry and killed a youth

Meanwhile, funeral of the 24-year old , Yogaraja Dinesh is scheduled to be held today.

A Police Media spokesman stated that STF have been deployed in the area, as the residences of the victim and the policeman accused of the shooting are located in the same neighbourhood.

Meanwhile, an attack has been launched on the residence of one of the suspects at Nellia-di.

A lorry illegally transporting sand, was shot at as it did not respond to police orders to stop on Sunday evening at Manal-kaadu.

the 24-year old man died and another man was admitted to hospital with gunshot injuries.

The two policemen who were arrested in connection to the death of the victim  have been remanded until July 24th.

Meanwhile, residents in the area continued to stage protests today throughout the  Point Pedro region.

Protestors were reported to be burning tires, hurling stones at STF personnel and have destroyed a police post at Thuntalai junction last night.





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