One killed in Police Navy brawl
[TamilNet, Thursday, 16 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Sri Lankan police in the island of Kyts handed over today to the Government Hospital there the body of a Policeman who was killed in a clash between the Sri Lankan Navy and the Sri Lankan police in the island of Neduntheevu (Delft) last night.
Sources said the clash had occurred as a result of a brawl between a group of Navymen and Policemen stationed in the island.
Both groups had been under the influence of liqueur the time of clash said police sources in Kyts.
They said that further details of the clash will emerge at the inquest which is expected to be held tomorrow.