Night curfew imposed in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 05 August 2005, 17:26 GMT]
A night curfew from 10 p.m. Friday till 5 a.m. Saturday has been imposed in Jaffna district, civil sources in Jaffna said. Meanwhile, Mr.Chandra Fernando, Sri Lanka's Inspector General of Police (IGP), is to visit Jaffna Saturday following the Inuvil Thursday where a civilian was shot dead by Sri Lanka Army and a high ranking official was killed in retaliation.

The IGP has appointed a twelve- member team headed by Mr.Mahinda Balasuriya, senior police officer to conduct inquiry into the killing Mr. Charles Wijewardene, Jaffna Superintendent of Police, police said.

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), Sinhala Marxist nationalist party and the main opposition United National party (UNP) have condemned the killing of Jaffna Police Superintendent Mr. Charles Wijewardene in Jaffna on Thursday, Colombo media sources said.


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