01 August 2017
Two suspects have been arrested in Jaffna today for their alleged involvement in a sword attack on police constables in Kokkuvil last week.
A statement released by the police said that Jaffna and Kopay police had arrested 20 year old Thavarasa Madushan and 23 year old Vijayarathnam Sivaraj.
They were identified as residents of Nallur and Manippai, reports Dailymirror.lk.
The arrests come after the Inspector General of Police said that military would be deployed in a search and arrest strategy to combat recent attacks on police constables in Jaffna.
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