Sri Lankan President orders tighter security for judges

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 24 July 2017 4:02 AM GMT

Sri Lankan President orders tighter security for judges
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Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena ordered tighter security for all judges following a shooting incident that threatened the life of a high court judge in Jaffna.

On Sunday, Sirisena strongly condemned the shooting incident on Saturday evening which left one police officer dead.

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An unidentified gunman opened fire on the vehicle of Jaffna High Court Judge M. Ilanchelian in Nallur.

The police said Justice Ilanchelian was unharmed.

Two suspects have been arrested over the shooting. The reason for the shooting is still unknown.

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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