Arrests in connection with killing of home-guard

[TamilNet, Sunday, 02 January 2000, 19:03 GMT]
Four Sinhala youths were arrested in connection with the killing of a Muslim Home Guard in the southeastern district of Ampara the police said.

The body of the Home guard, Prabath, attached to the Ampara Police, was recovered from a lagoon yesterday the police said.

He was reported abducted on Friday while on duty. The decapitated body was thrown into the lagoon, bound in a sack, the police said.

The body was handed over to his relatives after an inquest was held at Ampara hospital. Police investigations are continuing.


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