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Sunday, 17 June 2012 - 18:55
CID takes over investigations of Katuwana Incident
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The JVP states that it cannot be content with the extent of investigations being carried out.

Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, JVP Polit-Bureau member

Anura Kumara Dissanayaka stated that certain groups were attempting to portray the incident as a rift between the JVP and another faction.

However, Investigations concerning the shooting carried out on two members of the JVP have been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department.

According to Police Media Spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana investigations are being carried out based on multiple leads.

Two persons were killed and several others were injured during a shooting which was carried out on a JVP rally that was being held in the Katuwana area on the 15th of June.

Police Spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana speaking to our news team expressed

these views concerning investigations.

Moreover the National Freedom Front states that it deplores the attack carried out on a JVP rally Katuwana.

Secretary of the NFF Priyanjith Witharana speaking to our news team termed such acts as a death blow to the country's democracy.

Issuing a media release the NFF states that the perpetrators guilty of committing this heinous crime should be immediately be brought to justice.

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