Arrested youths shot dead, dumped on railway track in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 13 August 2009, 12:47 GMT]
Residents of Angulana police area at Moratuwa found two dead bodies of youths with gunshot injuries Thursday morning. The victims were taken into custody by Angulana police Wednesday night. For more than two months, the Sri Lankan Police has shot and killed more than 90 suspects, who were taken into custody over various allegations and the relatives of many of the victims have alleged fabricating false charges.

26-year-old Dinesh Fernando and 22-year-old Danushka Aposo, both residents of Angulana were taken into custody by Officer in Charge of the Angulana police for a personel dispute. The same night they were shot and killed allegedly by police and thrown into Colombo-South railway track in Angulana.

However, police spokesman SSP Ranjith Gunasekare said that Dinesh and Dauska were involved in heroine trade.

 

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