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Tamil youth admitted to hospital with slit throat from police custody

A Tamil youth from Jaffna has been admitted to hospital with a slit throat after being detained in police custody.

An arrest warrant had been issued by the Jaffna Magistrate’s Court against the individual, which police forces exercised. The individual who is from the Pommai velli area of Jaffna was then detained by police.

Once in police custody, according to police reports the individual who had hidden a blade on him, then slit his throat. The police then admitted him to the hospital.

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