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Tuesday 18 December 2018
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Two Police Officers shot dead in Vavunativu with their hands bound

Two Police Officers shot dead in Vavunativu with their hands bound

Two Police officers had been shot dead by unidentified persons at the police sentry post at Vavunativu.

The police Officers were had been shot dead day before yesterday night at the police check post near valaiyiravu Bridge in Vavunativu, Baticaloa. Police said that they had been shot dead by T-56 rifle.

In this context, spot inquiries were undertaken under the direction of  Eastern Region DIG, Kapila Jayasekara, by Forensic unit , CID and the STF. Prasanna and Thinesh , two police officers had gone for night duty at the checkpoint and they were found shot dead in the morning, by the replacing officers , with their hands bound.

Baticaloa Magistrate Riswi, who visited the spot made inquiries there.

It had been revealed in the inquiries that the officers had been shot dead with their hands bound and that the weapons of the officers had been taken away by the assailants. Tension is prevailing in the area following this incident.

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