Vavuniya youth wins cash award for bravery
[TamilNet, Monday, 22 December 2003, 19:28 GMT]
Richard David Remsy Teroni, a youth from Sivapuram in Vavuniya district was awarded Rs.15,000 for fighting off three burglers
who attempted to rob his family home on 6 November and recovering a T-56 rifle from the burglars that was earlier stolen from a Police Division in Mannar road. Vavuniya district Judge gave the cash rewards during the annual Police ceremony held in Vavuniya Urban Council
|Mr.M.Ilancheleyan the District Judge for Vavuniya district is seen giving away the cash prize of Rs.15,000 for bravery to Richard David Remsy Teroni for his bravery while his mother Vethanayagi is seen at the extreme right.
Teroni's father, David Richard who was injured during the incident
was awarded Rs.7,000 and his mother Vethanayagi Rs.3000 for
their act in confronting the burglars, sources in Vavuniya said.
Assistant Inspector General of Vanni region Mihinda Bandara Beddewela
Vavuniya Senior Police Commissioner J.M.Miskin, Assistant Police Commissioner Ranjit Kasthuriarachi, Vavuniya Head Police Inspector
Wijeyanayake participated in the ceremony as special guests, sources said.
Police officers, Women officers, Police Special forces, and officers of Police Intelligence wing participated in the parade.