Young SLA soldier recovered dead in Ariyaalay FDL

[TamilNet, Thursday, 13 November 2008, 09:57 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops Wednesday morning recovered the body of a fellow trooper from a sentry post located in the Front Defence Line (FDL) area in Ariyaalay in Jaffna and handed it over to Jaffna police. Gun shots were heard from the said area Tuesday midnight and the soldier was found with gun shot wounds during the search conducted on hearing the gun reports, SLA troops said in the statement to the police.

The SLA soldier was identified as T. S. Tissanayakke, 19.

Jaffna Additional Magistrate Ms. Joy Mahatheva who conducted the inquest into the death directed the police to make arrangements to send the body for post mortem examination to Colombo Judicial Medical Officer and then to hand it over to the soldier's family.

The magistrate also directed the police to investigate how the soldier was killed.

SLA 51st division is located in Ariyaalay FDL area.


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