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* Sri Lanka President condemns attack on judge, directs police to strengthen security to judges
Sun, Jul 23, 2017, 07:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena today condemned the shooting attack aimed at the Jaffna High Court Judge M. Illanchelian yesterday in Nallur. He expressed his condolences over the death of police Sergeant Sarath Premachandra during this shooting incident.

The President who paid his attention over the security of judges, directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to initiate a special program to strengthen the security of judges.

He also directed the IGP and other security sections to carry out an investigation into the incident.

The President who expressed his condolence to the family of the Mr. Premachandra, said these kinds of officers who execute their duties properly are exemplary to the entire government service and the Department of Police.

The President also wished speedy recovery to the other police officer who was injured during the incident.


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