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Sri Lankan police arrest Tamil man accused of assaulting soldier

Sri Lankan police in Jaffna announced the arrest of a Tamil man, who they accused of assaulting a Sri Lankan soldier and being involved in a string of robberies.

Police officers announced they had seized a motorbikes and chains from the man, who had apparently confessed on assaulting the soldier on May 14.

The man also stands accused of involvement in three robberies carried out in Point Pedro and Chavakachcheri.

“The suspect has been remanded to the Chavakachcheri police station for further investigations,” said a Sri Lankan police spokesperson.

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