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Extrajudicial killings

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    SRI LANKA: Two more extrajudicial killings

    Image: Chadik’s Wife, son and daughter; Chadik Shyaman Wickramarachchi was killed at the Peliyagoda police on 25th Feb 2017. ( Newsfirst photo) Bijo Francis. Two more extrajudicial killings at police stations have been reported in Sri Lanka. One of the alleged killings was at the Peliyagoda Police Station, and the other was at the Gampaha […]

  • Another suspect of Kamburupitiya murders shot dead by the police

    Chinthaka Wasantha the main suspect of the murder of a police constable and his wife in Kamburupitiya died due to a confrontation with STF at Nigala last night, Police said. The Police spokesman claimed that when the STF had surrounded the suspect in Nigala last night the suspect opened fire at them and died in […]

  • SRI LANKA: Murders and extrajudicial killings

    A Statement by the Asian Human Rights CommissionOn November 22, a suspect in the killing of a police constable and his wife was himself killed after arrest. The suspect was a 30-year-old former instructor of the Commando Battalion of the army.It is alleged that he was taken to identify some weapons and when he attempted […]

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