Mannar Police interrogates, detains photographer

[TamilNet, Saturday, 31 December 2005, 16:44 GMT]
Mr.Thevarajah Kirubakaran, 29, father of one child and a photographer by profession, was taken into custody by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) on December 29 at the site where a claymore mine was recovered near the Mannar Bishop's House and is being detained in the Mannar Police Station for further investigations. SLN handed over Mr.Kirubakaran to the Mannar Police on December 30, human rights sources said.

According to police sources, Mr.Kirubakaran is from Jaffna and was arrested near the scene with a camera in his possession.

His wife Ms Santhalaksmy, 26, of Aandankulam in Mannar district was refused permission to see her husband at the Mannar police station.

Mannar Police has told her that Mr Kirubakaran will be produced in Mannar Magistrate Court on completion of the investigation, civil sources said.

 

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