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SLA Brigadier shoots wife, mother of two succumbs to wounds

[TamilNet, Friday, 23 November 2007, 14:12 GMT]
Puththa'lam area Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Brigadier Chanda Rupasinghe was arrested by Sapugaskande Police in Kelaniya Police division Friday morning for allegedly shooting his wife and causing her death, Police said.

Sujani Rupasinghe, 41, mother of two, rushed to Colombo National hospital with gunshot injuries succumbed to her wounds at the hospital, medical sources said.

The brigadier has told the police that it was an accidental shooting.

 

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