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Torturing ‘Suman’ to death in police station case-5 accused police officers remanded further

Torturing ‘Suman’ to death in police station case-5 accused police officers remanded further

The  case regarding recovery of the body of  youth who was in custody at the Chunnakam Police, in Iranaimadu tank wank taken up for hearing  the case was postponed to 23rd.

The five suspects were produced in the Kilinochchi Magistrate court and the Judged delivered an order extending the remand order until 23rd.

The body of 28 years old Sriskantharasa Sumanan who was taken away by Chunnakam police , on 2011 November 24th was found floating in Iranamadu Tank after 3 days.

It was accused that the Chunakam police tortured him to death. On this complaining 8 policemen including then OIC Chinthikka Bandara were arrested  and remanded.

The torture case was heard in Jaffna High Court and accused were sentenced to Rigorous Imprisonment. The Murder case was heard in Kilinochchi Court, and  on completion of the hearing the files had been sent to AG’s Department.


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