Jun 13, 2019

Kokkuvil station master assaulted ; Ava gang suspected

The Station Master of the Jaffna, Kokkuvil Railway Station had been assaulted by a group last evening (12) and injured, according to the Jaffna Police.

The police said that while the station master was at the Kokkuvil junction a group of around nine persons had arrived and assaulted him.

The station master who is around 30 years was injured in the attack and was admitted to the Jaffna Hospital.

According to the Jaffna security forces, it is suspected that the assault was carried out by the ‘Ava’ gang.

The station master had been attacked while off duty, several teams have been deployed in search of the attackers.

(Madawa Kulasooriya- Vavuniya Corr. )