12 police personnel including a STF, ASP arrested.

Friday, 05 July 2013 - 8:03


11 officers including an STF, ASP and a police officer have been remanded till 18th instant.

Police media spokesperson SP Buddhika Siriwardhana told our news team that the CID had arrested them over an incident of shooting to death five university students near the Mahatma Gandhi Statue in Trincomalee in January 2006.

Subsequently after they were produced before the Trincomalee Magistrate Court yesterday, Magistrate  S. Asthar ordered that they be remanded till 18th instant.

The police media spokesman said that the CID was scheduled to record their statements further.