New Year day shooting in SLA camp

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 15:40 GMT]
A soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) was arrested by the Kodikamam Police for allegedly shooting a fellow soldier on the Sinhala and Tamil New Year day, in an army camp located at Eluthumadduval, in the Thenmaradchchi area of the Jaffna district, sources said.

The Chavakachcheri Magistrate, Mr.K.Ariyanayagam, Tuesday ordered that the suspect soldier, G.V.K.Dias Bandara, be remanded for two weeks till April 29, legal sources said.

This shooting incident had taken place on Monday at Eluthumadduval. The wounded soldier has been warded at the Palaly military hospital, sources said.

 

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