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MP Pararajasingham’s Killing: Two Ex-LTTEers Arrested

( A LTTE suicide squad; File photo)

Two ex-LTTE cadres were arrested by the CID in connection with the killing of former TNA parliamentarian Joseph Pararajasingham, police said today. Mr. Pararajasingham was shot dead on December 25, 2005 while inside St. Michaels Church in Batticaloa.

Joseph Pararajasingham
Late M.P. Joseph Pararajasingham

According to media reports two unidentified gunmen had slipped passed hundreds of worshippers to carry out the shooting in which eight others including several children were injured.

Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said the suspects were arrested on Tuesday at Batticaloa. He said the suspects were held under detention orders and being questioned by the CID.
(Darshana Sanjeewa)


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