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MP Pararajasingham’s killing: Two ex-LTTEers arrested

8 October 2015 10:43 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Two ex-LTTE cadres were arrested by the CID in connection with the killing of former TNA parliamentarian Joseph Pararajasingham, police said today.

Mr. Pararajasingham was shot dead on December 25, 2005 while inside St. Michaels Church in Batticaloa.

According to media reports two unidentified gunmen had slipped passed hundreds of worshippers to carry out the shooting in which eight others including several children were injured.

Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said the suspects were arrested on Tuesday at Batticaloa.

He said the suspects were held under detention orders and being questioned by the CID.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 3

  • Boonda Thursday, 08 October 2015 07:10 PM

    Objections your honor: There are ex but aligned with Karuna Amman and more importantly Pillaiyan.

    saman Friday, 09 October 2015 10:05 AM

    What happened to your the death penalty legislations Mr President?

    sarath Friday, 09 October 2015 08:15 PM

    what nonsense MS gave an assurance to UNHRC not to carry hangings in SL

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