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Uthayan attack – Inquiry report with the President


First report on the investigation into the attack on Uthayan paper Chief Editor, Mr Gnanasundaram Kuganathanhas been handed over to the President by the Inspector General of Police, Mr N K Ilangakoon yesterday (02). This has been informed to the media institutions by the Director, Media Unit Mr Bandula Jayasekara.  He has also mentioned to expect a notification in this regard from the President today.

The Chief news editor of the Jaffna-based Uthayan news paper was assaulted by an unidentified group on July 29 on his way home from the office and was admitted to the Jaffna hospital in a critical condition.  Mr. Kuganathan is in the intensive care unit of the hospital at the moment.

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