Trinco HQI, 3 cops suspended

15 March 2010 01:53 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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By Gandhya Senanayake, Supun Dias and Amadorou Amarajeewa 


The Head Quarters Inspector (HQI) of the Trincomalee police and three  policemen have been suspended pending investigations into the killing of a man in a police raid in Trincomalee.

Speaking to Daily Mirror online, Police Spokesperson Preshantha Jayakody stated that a special team has been appointed by the IGP to investigate the matter.

According to the police, policemen in uniform had visited the house of the victim with a warrant to search the premises.

After there was no answer, one police officer had gone around the house to a window where he had been shot at by the victim, afterwhich the other policemen had stormed into the house and shot the victim.

The victim had apparently not known that it was the police at the door. (Daily Mirror online)

  Comments - 7

  • Monday, 15 March 2010 08:58 PM

    High-handed ... these men should not be in the police.

    Monday, 15 March 2010 10:44 PM

    The SL police should start a separate division to write narratives; surely they can grab a lot of international awards, for their creations.

    Monday, 15 March 2010 02:19 PM

    Award Winning Best Fiction Writers are in the SL Police !.

    Tuesday, 16 March 2010 11:01 AM

    victim is a another UNDERWORLD guy??

    Monday, 15 March 2010 04:00 PM

    Damage is Done,what ever Story Katha Now Police Book will write to cover up the HQI.

    Tuesday, 16 March 2010 12:38 PM

    Chintanaya at work. Corrupt political appointees and crooks in the Police.

    Monday, 15 March 2010 06:44 PM

    Mind you ... we are a 'democracy' ... they claim !


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