Jun 07, 2017

Palai shooting suspect, innocent

The Police headquarters has revealed that the suspect arrested over last month's shooting incident in the Palai area, is innocent.

The incident took place on May 19 and a group of police officers in a vehicle was shot at.

The Terrorist Investigation Division initiated an investigation and a suspect named Kirubanandan Moorthi Vijayaganesh alias ‘Solan’ was arrested.

A resident of the Kokuvil area, Vijayaganesh was revealed to be a former LTTE member who was subsequently rehabilitated.

After investigations proved his innocence, he was produced before the Kilinochchi Magistrate court and subsequently released on bail.