Written by Bella Dalima
15 Mar, 2014 | 8:41 pm
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana reacted to the allegations levelled with regard to the arrest of the mother and daughter from Kilinochchi.
Police Media Spokesperson, SSP Ajith Rohana expressed these views:
“A special operation was launched in Dhamapuram, Kilinochchi to arrest a suspect who is connected to a number of crimes. The suspect shot a policemen and fled the area. A sub inspector was injured in the incident. Special operations have been launched to arrest the suspect.”
“She was arrested on charges of harbouring a fugitive. This is an offence punishable under the penal code. She was presented before court and detained for further questioning.”
“She could be a human rights activist. We have no information on that but she was not arrested because of her activities pertaining to human rights. Her daughter was also taken into police custody. She was not arrested.
“She was taken into police custody for her own protection because there was no one to accept her when the mother was arrested. She was presented before court and placed in probationary care.”
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