Tamil Diplomat

Killing of Jaffna students; remand of 5 police officers extended


The remand of the five Police officers, suspected of involvement in the 21 October shooting of two Jaffna University students, in Kokuvil, Jaffna has been extended till Dec 2 by Jaffna Acting Magistrate Sarojiny Ilankovan.

The five suspects are Sub Inspector Sarath Dissanayake, Sgt P. S. Jayawardena, PC Chandana, PC Laknamanna and PC. Navarathne. The two deceased students are 23 year old Nadarasa Gajen and 24 year old Vijayakumar Sulakshan. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of Police investigating the incident produced eye witness evidence in court.