Court orders further remand for 9 policemen in Angulana double murder

[TamilNet, Saturday, 07 November 2009, 17:01 GMT]
Nine police personnel who are suspects in the killing of two Sinhala youths in Angulana were further remanded till November 20 by the Chief Magistrate of Mount Lavinia, Mr.Harsha Settunge, Friday following a report by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) that they were awaiting for legal advice of the Attorney General (AG) to file the indictment.

Meanwhile, the Chief Magistrate ordered the Registrar of Courts to forward a copy of the confession given by the first suspect to the Attorney General.

Nine suspected police officers, including the OIC of the Angulana station, were taken into custody in connection with the killing of two men, who were shot at Angulana, Moratuwa.

One of the suspects Gayan Chathuranga Thotawatte, made a confession to the Magistrate on the day of the last hearing.

It had been alleged that on August 12, 2009, a group of policemen in Angulana had shot and killed the two youths.

 

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