Police arrest four members of Krishna Gang in Jaffna

Police arrest four members of Krishna Gang in Jaffna

Written by Bella Dalima

15 Aug, 2014 | 8:24 pm

The police on August 14 arrested four members of the Krishna Gang, which has been menacing the people of Jaffna.

The arrests were made by a group of police officers who were on patrol early in the morning in the Manipai area in Jaffna. The members of the Krishna gang had attempted to flee, when the police attempted to arrest them.

The police say that shots were fired at four of the suspects, below their knees. The four who were shot at were arrested while the rest of the gang members had fled. The police had also seized several motorcycles and swords belonging to the gang. The arrested suspects were produced before the Mallakam court in Jaffna and were remanded.

The police say that the members of another armed gang, dubbed “Aavaa,” were recently apprehended as well.




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