Clarification on the Incident at Dharmapuram

March 14, 2014

Brigadier Ruwan WanigasooriyaThere are several speculative reports regarding an incident that took place on P.M. 13 March 2014 at Dharmapuram, Kilinochchi.  Hence, the following clarification is issued.
On the evening of 13 March 2014 when a police team attempted to arrest a suspect in connection with a crime he escaped after opening fire at the police.  Investigations have revealed that the suspect has had LTTE connections as well.  The police is on the look out to arrest the evading suspect and the Army will assist the police where necessary.

Ruwan Wanigasooriya
Brigadier, Military Spokesman

The Editor

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